Photography and disturbing birds (long)

To: "Peter Abbott" <>
Subject: Photography and disturbing birds (long)
From: "Chris Sanderson" <>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 10:22:24 +1000
Wow, um, I can acknowledge that he did the wrong thing, but does it seem
harsh to anyone else that they're suggesting the breeding failed because of
one incident?  Also, publishing not only his name but his home address in
the paper?  At least it might make people stop to read warning signs more


On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Peter Abbott <>wrote:

> I know that this subject has just about been done to death by now but
> here's another example. I was on Mull in Scotland a few months ago and
> locals were very aggrieved about the actions of a photographer, perceived to
> have interfered with the breeding of a pair of White-Tailed Sea Eagles. The
> recent exchanges on Birding-Aus prompted me to see what had transpired, as
> per the link below. Not a huge sum of money, but action nevertheless and I
> am sure that there are many more such examples. I suppose that overall
> debate hinges on stopping the wilful and educating the clumsy.
> Peter.

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