Time for respect

To: canberrabirds <>
Subject: Time for respect
From: kym bradley via Canberrabirds <>
Date: Sat, 2 Sep 2023 10:15:26 +0000
I know what you all will be saying and thinking personally I dont care

BUT its time for respect

It is not a competition where there is a trophy at the end for the best photograph

Will end up like the Black Shouldered Kites at Jerra wetlands , years back they were hounded tracks around the tree, cameras in hand under the nest tree round and round when I asked someone to stop its the swamp hens making the track do you all think I am really that stupid

In the end they deserted

A lot of the birds are starting their breeding process

Today I had to have words with one birder who was hounding a pair of hooded robins ( over fence line where they should not be ) for images they are in their breeding stages

He is feeding her , he is calling she is fluttering etc

Please leave them alone to get on with the season

They and others DO NOT need any disruption they have a fantastic breeding record 

Also if you open gates which you should NOT without permission to get access to areas dont throw the wire that is holding the gate shut away and leave the gate open there is stock that will get out trail cameras are in use they pick up these things

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