Yeah, 43 degs at my place. I'm well inside with the a/c on.
From: Trevor Hampel
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2007 1:54 PM
To: Tony Russell
Cc: 'Carl Clifford'; 'michael norris';
Subject: Canada Geese Update
Tony Russell wrote:
> Just send a couple down to Adelaide. We could do with a tick.
But only if they land in my garden and visit the bird bath. It's too
flamin' hot to venture outdoors Tony.
> Dear All,
> Perhaps it might be best to find out if the geese are owned by some
> one before they are killed. With a going price of around $800.00
> each, the owner may be a bit testy at losing some $3200. Canada Geese
> are kept legally by poultry collectors in Australia and can be bought
> on the open market, as can species such as Paradise Shelduck, New
> Zealand Scaup and Carolina Duck. The Pheasant and Waterfowl Society
> of Australia web site http://www.pwsa.org.au/ offers an interesting
> range of species for sale, including the afore-mentioned species.
> Looking at the list of species offered, it is amazing that we haven't
> had more exotic sightings.
> Carl Clifford
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