"birding aus" <>
"Philip A. Veerman" <>
Fri, 6 Oct 2000 14:07:29 +1000
Re: Bird Banding
I'm reminded of the little cartoon about birds
chatting together after being banded, one saying:
"They caught me in this net, beat me up and
gave me this digital watch and it doesn't even work."
I hope that adds a giggle to this
What a silly comment from Night Parrot. Maybe
Night Parrot is Pauline Hanson.
Actually it is well established that in most
cases, banding is of no adverse effect on birds and dramatically benefits our
learning about them and therefore our abilities at their
Pauline Hanson said, Excuse me! Please explain?
Night Parrot <>
Thursday, 5 October 2000 23:01
Subject: RE: [BIRDING-AUS]
Capertee Valley NSW - 30th Sept to 1st October 2000
How does four
bands, (two on each leg) help an endangered bird like a Regent
Honeyeater to survive?
What is the actual mortality rate
(collateral damage)from banding birds?
Cannon netting waders
must really be good for them. It must help them get
on their short quick flight to Siberia. Or is it protective
for them when they fly through the hunting grounds of
Am I missing something? I suppose if banding helps
birds, then when the
Night Parrot is found, we can expect a culling
program that will really
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