Re: Victorian Twitchathon 05

Subject: Re: Victorian Twitchathon 05
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2005 13:26:45 +1100

Sorry folks, it seems that it's either an argument about how bird species are in the Hunter or how to "nationalise" the twitchathon.  Someone needs to get out there and find a rare gull or something!

I still like the "Modified Dolby System".  The problem with the "percentage seen of the highest tally for your state"  is that teams in a state with a high record tally (eg 229 in NSW) will always be disadvantaged by what may have been an exceptional effort in one single year (not that 229 is going to prove to be in that category).  No, I think a ten-year average would be the better bench mark.  This would have the same effect while lessening the impact that a "one-off" high score may have.


David Geering
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Department of Environment & Conservation
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