UPDATE - Lord Howe Island Rodent Control

To: "Simon Mustoe" <>, <>
Subject: UPDATE - Lord Howe Island Rodent Control
From: "Ross Macfarlane" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 18:46:36 +1000
At risk of upsetting the hard-core twitchers, I must express the view that
"potentially serious direct consequences for birding and birders both in
Australia and visiting from overseas", of the woodhens' temporary removal
from the wild, should be a lower-order issue against the conservation
benefits to the woodhens's survival. Fair enough, birders should be let know
if & when it's happening, but upsetting their travel plans shouldn't be a
reason not to proceed. The greater goal of the birds' survival would take

In my opinion... :-)

Ross Macfarlane

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