Desert Birder Death

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Subject: Desert Birder Death
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Date: Thu, 09 Oct 2008 05:59:48 +0800

This morning the SMH is reporting the fatality of a birder in northern Western Australia. Apparently his vehicle became bogged & he died of heat & or thirst.

Now the righteous outcries will begin about how he should not have gone on his own, should have hired an EPIRB & satellite phone, should have filed a trip plan, what a fool he was, etc.

But before that starts I would just like to say that from what I can conjecture from the news so far, he took a risk for his passion, it ended badly, but he died living.

I admire him & hope he found the grasswren.


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