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Peter Shute <>
Tue, 2 Mar 2010 12:46:47 +1100
> On Behalf Of peter crow
> Sent: Tuesday, 2 March 2010 11:39 AM
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] afo
> I know what its like to have ago and be rejected. I have
> written a number of short reports suitable researched and
> reviewed but have always got a reply along the lines of "Its
> not of great deal of interest --- Its probably something
> that is common -- We usually don't publish short articles."
I'm new to all this stuff. Can you explain why these things need to actually
be published in a magazine? Lots of observations, although obviously not as
well researched as you indicate yours were, and rarely referenced at all, get
"published" just by being mentioned in places like birding-aus. I can see that
they might not be regarded as being as trustworthy and quotable as an article
in a magazine, but at least they're out there to be read.
And won't Wingspan and TBO accept them?
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