The "real field guide

Subject: The "real field guide
From: Steve Clark <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 21:19:06 -0600
G'day all

The "real" field guids to Australian birds was described by Patrick O'Malley 
years ago.  He suggested that all waders were one species - all forms of the
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.  People who thought otherwise were said to be affected 
the sewerage farm fumes.

You can read all about it at:

Very funny.


Steve Clark
Hamilton, Victoria

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