Re: introduced bird(er)s

To: "Kirrama Wildlife Tours" <>
Subject: Re: introduced bird(er)s
From: "Susan Myers" <>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 1998 18:29:36 +1100

> Sorry, no offence intended. 
It'd take more than that really...

> I dealt mainly with the general public. I couldn't even find a bird
> watcher! Believe me, the only person I met, who was interested in Natural
> History / birds was a former Dutch fellow (New Australian, like me). I
> quite shocked with the lack of knowledge or care of the Australian public
> in these days. 
Even now, if you were to deal with the general public somewhere in Europe
do you think it would be any different? I have a sneaking suspicion you
would find much the same situation.
> it's almost too late to save some areas. Maybe that's also why the
> and not just birdwatchers, care so much about Australia and don't take it
> for granted, because they don't want to see nature in general suffering
> disappearing like in their former country.
Oh, I know plenty of imports who don't give a monkeys!
> But to get Europe in perspective: Take all living Australians and put
> into Tasmania. Then push this crowd to one half of Tasmania, and what do
> you end up with? The population and land area of the Netherlands!
> Wouldn't we then also have huge environmental problems and pressure on
> land?
THAT"S why we need a proper population & immigration policy in this
> Happy Birding, Klaus
Always ;-)

Susan Myers
phone: +61 3 9819 2539
Email:Susan Myers 

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