Scientists find new evidence of pelicans' longdistance breeding

To: Stephen Ambrose <>
Subject: Scientists find new evidence of pelicans' longdistance breeding
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 22:19:02 +1000
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 05:46:17PM +1000, Stephen Ambrose wrote:
> I don't know if any of these results were ever published, but the claim in
> the ABC news story that the recent record from south-west Qld is the first
> definite evidence that Australian Pelicans travel long distances is clearly
> wrong.

The ABC news story starts off (my emphasis): "Adelaide scientists say
they may have the first proof of how far pelicans can travel TO BREED".
Googling the person quoted, Greg Johnston, suggests he does know a little
about pelicans - although of course quotes often get mangled in reporting.


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