Re: Bird List

To: "David Siems" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Bird List
From: "Colin/Merian Richardson" <>
Date: Sat, 5 Sep 1998 14:15:11 +1000
Sorry if my reply (?among others) annoyed you David. I think the reason for
your statement ("people do not read their e-mail") is not that they do not
read it, but that most have a different concept than you of "combined". To
me and most, a combined list would mean not each other's totals added
(which of course would contain the vast majority duplicates) but a list of
all species which EITHER one of the couple had seen. Thus a species would
not be counted twice. In your apparent definition below, many species have
been counted twice.

This not being a normal method of setting records, I strongly doubt you
would get any info as to whether your friends have an OZ record...


Colin T. Richardson
80 Mingelo St, TOTTENHAM NSW 2873, Australia

> From: David Siems <>
> To: 
> Subject: Bird List
> Date: Saturday, 5 September 1998 8:12 am
>  Hi Netters,
>             It is obvious from replies that people do not read their
> so I will make things a little easier.
>             My friend has seen 6,060 birds and his wife 4,500  for a
> COMBINED, yes added to-gether, world list of over 10,500. Is this a
> for husband and wife team in OZ please?
> All the Best
> David Siems
> Sydney, Australia
> Phone: +61 (0)2 9759 1891
> Email: 

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