British Twitchers - Canberra times

To: "Simon Clayton" <>
Subject: British Twitchers - Canberra times
From: Laurie Knight <>
Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2013 21:36:46 +1000
I suspect that English twitchers are more likely to overwinter in Australia than vice-versa.

Regards, Laurie.

On 18/12/2013, at 11:08 AM, Simon Clayton wrote:

Hi All,

I think Australian twitchers should be taxonomically split from British
twitchers, they have more available prey and have to migrate shorter
distances for it. This results in larger flock sizes and greater competition for prey items. They are clearly more vocal too, must be a separate species.

I used to twitch in UK when I was a teenager, but fortunately it hasn't
affected me.


Simon Clayton


Birdrangers, Gibraltar Reserve

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