Re: birding-aus Colour Charts and Seeing Colours

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Subject: Re: birding-aus Colour Charts and Seeing Colours
From: Ros Laundon <>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 00:14:24 +1000

Susan wrote:

> Re: Syd's fourth question, if you are looking at a colour card and it appears 
> to match the bird, then regardless of whether you are perceiving that colour 
> differently to the person sitting next to you, shouldn't it still match? If 
> you get my meaning...
> cheers,
> Susan
> Susan Myers 

Hello Susan and Sid,

This, surely, is the real value of a (standard) colour chart.  Perhaps the 
biggest problem in using a colour chart would be the nature of the material on 
which the standard colours are printed and the ambient light as it affects the 
chart and the plumage being recorded.


Ros Laundon,

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