Subject: Stringing
From: James Mustafa <>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:40:24 +1000
Hi Alastair,

This story is referring to myself and my erroneous decisions back in 2014.
I make no claims to pretend it didn't happen. But thankfully, it's in the
past. Makes for good reading apparently.

Best wishes,

*James Mustafa*
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*James Mustafa*

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On Sun, Sep 16, 2018 at 7:36 PM A Smith <> wrote:

> I am currently reading Noah Stryker's excellent book about his world big
> year, Birding without Borders. In the book, Noah talks about stringing and
> uses an Australian example. Does anyone know the background to this story?
> In the example Stryker uses, 'local experts became suspicious of the
> impressive list of sightings' made by someone doing a state big year. The
> observer 'was caught red-handed' when he reported a frigatebird with a
> photo that subsequently was found to have been taken in Fiji. The clincher
> was that the photo showed clear blue skies when the weather was cloudy on
> the day others had seen the frigate bird.
> Regards
> Alastair
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