Owls on Kangaroo Island, it is and I apologise

Subject: Owls on Kangaroo Island, it is and I apologise
From: John Gamblin <>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2002 21:00:35 -0800 (PST)
G'day All,

I most sincerely and unreserdedly apologise to the
fine chap David Paton for putting an x in his surname,
must have been "Eggy" giving me a little x whilst she
sat on my shoulder and we watched this superb Ozbeeb

John A. Gamblin (unplugged) if it's good enough for my
mate Rod then .....
Ian Montgomery <> wrote that:

Tony Russell wrote:

How many of you have caught up with David Paton's
latest suggestion that it may not be the Koala at all
which is extensively damaging trees as was at first
thought - hence the culling idea ? He has detected
that the tree damage may be attributable to a fungal
infection and that the Koalas are not the culprits

Sounds sensible to me.
Ian Montgomery wrote:

When I watched the original item on the ABC I though:

"Why would eucaplytus trees die because their leaves
are being eaten? They are remarkably good at
recovering from losing all their leaves in a

There are some gum trees in my backyard that were cut
down to waist height.

They are covering with a vengeance.


PS Powerful Owls do eat birds.

Ian Montgomery 7 Queen St Queenscliff Vic 3225
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