Re: Rufous Owl Photos

To: "peter crow" <>
Subject: Re: Rufous Owl Photos
From: "Chris Sanderson" <>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2007 16:37:55 +1000
That owl certainly has the look of a hardened criminal ;)


On 9/13/07, peter crow <> wrote:
> Tony,
> The question of an escapee becoming a legal resident is probably the
> same for birds as for people. When i escaped from Pentridge of Boggo
> Road or wherever I became an escapee and still remain so in spite of
> being a law abiding citizen for many years.
> With birds one that resides far from any of its own species (the RO
> in Perth) will never become a normal local resident.
> The Rainbow Lorikeet that escaped from captivity in Brisbane and
> joined on of the huge flocks here is still an excapee but is also one
> of the local flock, cna mate, breed etc and live anormal life
> incontrast to the RO in Perth who doubtfully will ever live a
> "normal" life.
> peter

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