|Subject:||Red Goshawk nest tree pruned as endangered bird flies vast distance|
|From:||Greg Roberts <>|
|Date:||Mon, 7 Jan 2019 05:30:52 +1000|
Bill Stent should have read the blog post concerned before asking for his "evidence":
1. An arborist was hired to lop the limbs off the tree.
2. The bird was sitting on eggs at the time the tree was lopped. Presumably it would have not remained sitting on the nest while the lopping was underway.
3. I provide a first-hand account from somebody who was actually there and prepared to go on the record. This was the person who discovered the nest. His claim was put to the Queensland Environment Department, which declined to respond.
Queensland Government officers studying the endangered Red Goshawk on Cape York lopped the limbs off a nesting tree while a bird was sitting on eggs to improve photographic opportunities.
That’s a fairly serious accusation, Greg, and it comes in three parts:
What evidence do you have to support these three separate accusations?
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