Results of the First Large-scale Study into Mist Netting

To: 'Heather Gibbs' <>, "" <>
Subject: Results of the First Large-scale Study into Mist Netting
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 10:10:43 +1000
Heather, can you please expand on the paragraph I've quoted below. I'm 
interpreting this as possibly meaning that it's the same people who were 
hunting them before who are now flagging them, or helping to flag them? Is that 
correct, or am I being too optimistic?

Peter Shute

> -----Original Message-----
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> Heather Gibbs
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> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Results of the First Large-scale 
> Study into Mist Netting

> On a much brighter note, some wader-flagging study projects 
> in this flyway
> have been implemented in place of shorebird hunting.  So, for 
> example, every
> time I see a bird with black and white flags (indicating that 
> it came from
> Chongming Dao, an island near Shanghai in China) it is a 
> tangible reminder
> that these birds, which would once have been sold at local 
> markets for food,
> are now being released alive with colour flags instead.

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