Do you speak French?

To: Margaret Leggoe <>, "" <>
Subject: Do you speak French?
From: Kevin Windle <>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 10:42:53 +1100



The statement under Accueil (Welcome) may not be what you want. It hasn’t much to do with birds; more about declining numbers of subscribers to the journal.


Under ‘Revue’ it says that the editorial watchword is ‘rearing to preserve biodiversity’ by ensuring breeding of captive birds of often threatened species.


I enjoyed your talk on Wednesday.


Kevin Windle



From: Margaret Leggoe [
Sent: Friday, 10 February 2012 9:45 AM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Do you speak French?


I was approached by the editor of this magazine asking for permission to use one of my images.  It so happened, fortunately, I had not saved a RAW version of the image they requested and was unable to give/sell a printable version.  However, it seems to me this is a bunch of people (private individuals?) who breed exotic birds in captivity, among which a number of Australian species feature.

I would be most uncomfortable about encouraging such an organisation, but would be glad if someone who can actually READ what they say can tell me what they are about.

Many thanks

Margaret Leggoe    

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