Re: birding-aus Owls & Lunar Cycle

Subject: Re: birding-aus Owls & Lunar Cycle
From: Alexandra Appleman <>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 1999 08:52:43 +1000

>What about contacting the local newspaper(s) in the area and doing a story
>with photo - person holding up "one of umpteen dead owls" - with the
>conditions that lead this this tragedy. With the moral being "Drive
>carefully when there is a full moon after cloudy, wet days" or whatever.
>Heartwrenching pic of 'owl' looking at you would be good too. We should not
>neglect going to these lengths to save some birds. People's hearts can be
>touched and a few will take notice and act.
>Gloria Glass
>Gowrie Junction, nr Toowoomba, Qld
On a trip to SW Western Australia in January 1998 I saw signs 'owl' signs
on one of the freeways running east-west out of Perth similar to the koala
signs in Redland Shire.  Perhaps we should start writing to local councils
who have (I believe) taken over responsibility for environmental management
from the State government.

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