Hearing birds

To: Peter Shute <>, "" <>, "" <>
Subject: Hearing birds
From: Syd Curtis <>
Date: Tue, 07 Dec 2010 23:02:36 +1000
Getting a little away from the main topic, but have you ever paused to
realise that unless science should come up with a method of connecting
directly to a human brain you can never know whether what you are hearing is
exactly the same as what I am hearing, when we are both listening to a bird
right in front of us?


> From: Peter Shute <>
> Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2010 16:19:30 +1100
> To: "" <>,
> "" <>
> Cc: "" <>
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Hearing birds
> It would be interesting to know how many "gun" birders (I've always thought
> that was an odd term to use) have better than average hearing and eyesight, or
> did when they started. I'm sure there's much more to it than that, (e.g.
> dedication and lots of practice), but it must surely help.
> Peter Shute


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