Does anyone know any more details about the recording referred to in that
article? ("playback of one of these calls elicited a response, on at least two
occasions a bird was heard flying past at about head-height and then landed in
I wasn't aware there were any recordings of NP. I assume this recording can't
definitely be attributed to NP, but has anyone worked out what else it might
be, and is it available?
> -----Original Message-----
> On Behalf Of
> Simon Mustoe
> Sent: Tuesday, 17 May 2011 8:24 AM
> Subject: [Birding-Aus] Last 'definite' record of Night Parrot
> on proposed mining site
> Just a reminder to follow up on Nathan's posting last week.
> Just days left to put in a submission on the FMG proposal.
> An article here goes through the mail points:
> Can I make an appeal to anyone who does decide to do a submission?
> 1. TRY NOT to be tempted to criticise the consultants. The
> report is well-enough produced and the consultants are well
> respected. There are a few places where the report can,
> naturally, be questioned. Nothing is ever perfect. To focus
> on small problems however, will not make a difference to the outcome.
> 2. Read the above article and recognise that the issue here
> is not about the impact assessment science, it is about how
> the decision-makers decide to effect the precautionary
> principle for a critically endangered species when there is
> practically no evidence for an impact assessment.
> Because this decision doesn't lie with the developer or the
> consultants and because it could test a fundamental objective
> of Australia's social and environmental legislation,
> submissions need to be backed by a peak body. One can only
> hope that Birds Australia or any another representative
> conservation group has decided to make their position known
> and properly understood the implications.
> Simon Mustoe
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