If your daughter's enlightenment is to lead to a balanced
understanding of birders, she should also read "Bill Oddie's Little Black
Bird Book" (Menthuen 1980, ISBN 0 413 49480 2)
> From: "Karen" <>
> Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 11:45:23 +1000
> To: "Russell Woodford" <>, "Tony Russell"
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] 9, 765 Aussie birders have not seen the Grey-headed
> Dear Russell, Tony and all,
> I had to laugh at my 12 year old daughter's incredulous reply when I told
> her about all the people going to see the BJ Lapwing.... She said "Couldn't
> the first person who travelled to see it just have sent everyone else a
> photo of it? That would have been SO much easier."
> I think next on HER reading list is my copy of Sean's "The Big Twitch"
> hopefully ensuring that she becomes a little more enlightened to some of the
> finer complexities involved in being a birder.
> (unfortunately also GHL-less)
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