Birds in Backyards

To: Peter Morgan <>
Subject: Birds in Backyards
From: Carl Clifford <>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:39:14 +1100
Perhaps people should use the old Mk1 notebook and pen to record the sightings 
and then carefully enter the sightings into the app.

Carl Clifford

> On 24 Oct 2014, at 10:59, Peter Morgan <> wrote:
> There has been some comment about glaring errors in lists submitted.  Having 
> just done one, I can understand that these were most probably unintentional.  
> For example, we almost submitted the Forty-spotted Pardalote because that got 
> tapped when entering the Spotted Pardalote.  Trying to keep up with the 
> caller, there were a couple of other mistakes that I had to correct. 
> I checked the postcode 2463 (lower Clarence area, NSW) and found the 
> Black-backed Butcherbird and Blue-breasted Fairy Wren.  I would suggest these 
> were entry errors rather than misidentification or lack of experience (and 
> certainly not mischievous!).
> Just as a matter of interest, a pair of Pacific Baza were observed in our 
> twenty minutes.  A few years ago, we had a pair nesting on our block, which 
> brought three eggs to formed chicks before the nest was blown down in a 
> severe storm.  This was reported in Australian Field Ornithology, Vol 23, 
> number 3, Sep 2010.  The behaviour this morning was suspicious.  Having only 
> arrived back yesterday after some months away, we can't suggest anything more 
> on this at the moment.
> Peter and Bev Morgan
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