Re: Birding blooper in reverse

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Subject: Re: Birding blooper in reverse
From: "PeterTaylor" <>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 13:15:18 +0900
And in a similar vein - I attended a field day in the WA wheatbelt a few
years back where the principal researcher was explaining about water table
monitoring and the use of piezometers (visible as white PVC pipes extending
half a metre or so out of the ground). He went on to say that the closest
one was about 100m out into the paddock from where we were standing. I
confirmed that I could just make it out, whereupon it immediately grew
wings, turned into an egret and flew off over the hill. Quickly, I pointed
out that the bore I was referring to was way beyond the egret .......

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