Bird Threats List

To: "Marilyn Davis" <>, "Birding-Aus" <>
Subject: Bird Threats List
From: "Terry Pacey" <>
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2001 15:34:04 +1000
I fail to see how the capping of bores and the subsequent drying of bore
drains can be listed as a threat to birds.

Surely these drains having been provided by humans (the dreaded graziers)
and the drying up of these drains is merely returning the status quo that
existed before white settlement.  A similar "threat" would be the
re-forestation of cleared land which has encouraged the spread of many seed

Terry Pacey

now residing at:

Gold Coast
South-east Queensland.

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