Shooting coots

To: Debbie Lustig <>
Subject: Shooting coots
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Thu, 23 May 2013 06:26:04 +1000
They aren't supposed to shoot at game birds on the water, are they, whether 
they're in a flock or not. Do you think this kind of thing accounts for most of 
the coot deaths, or are people just shooting at coots?

Peter Shute 

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On 22/05/2013, at 11:06 PM, "Debbie Lustig" <> wrote:

> Observers at wetlands near Stawell saw shooters firing into groups of coots
> on the water when a game bird was in their midst. Shooters were even
> observed in a 'tinnie' (boat) ploughing into groups of coot. Two coots were
> later found with sheared-off wings.

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