PhD study of birding couples(Cliff Dent)

To: Cliff Dent <>
Subject: PhD study of birding couples(Cliff Dent)
From: Denise Goodfellow <>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:45:54 +0000
Hello Cliff

Cost was certainly a factor in why participants in my study  did not use guides 
or tour operators or indeed why they limited international travel.  However, in 
both interviews and the survey the difference in birding interests appeared to 

Denise Lawungkurr  Goodfellow
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On 26 Aug 2016, at 7:04 am, Cliff Dent <> wrote:

> 'Fewer participants belonged to the American Birding Association than the
> Audubon Society or chapters, and most preferred to travel independently of
> organised tours.  One explanation for both these findings might be that
> female participants in particular were less interested in activities or
> trips that focused solely on birding, particularly where it was intensive.
> And because most participants (particularly men)  reported that they
> preferred to watch birds with their spouse they might eschew such
> activities and trips in favour of those that they both enjoy.'
> We are a birding couple and the reason we don't go on organised birding
> tours is the cost.
> Cheers
> Cliff
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