"'Birding Aus'" <>
FW: birdingpals changes
"Richard Nowotny" <>
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 18:13:11 +1000
I have dropped Knud Rasmussen (Birdingpal developer and convenor, based in
Toronto) a note asking him what the official position is. I'll convey his
response to the list when I receive it. Richard
On Behalf Of Dave Torr
Sent: Friday, 30 August 2013 4:26 PM
To: Russ Lamb
Subject: birdingpals changes
Very poor - although it does cost money to run a site. I have used it a lot
in the past and have just had an email from a US birder - he did not mention
the fee though.
On 30 August 2013 15:52, Russ Lamb < <>
> It appears that birders wanting to access fellow birders via the
> birdingpals website now have to pay a fee. I tested this by attempting
> to contact myself to see if I could take myself birding and ,yes
> indeed, it now seems that a fee is payable before access is granted to
> a registered birdingpal.
> So whereas in the past I could freely communicate with myself about
> birding activity, I now have to pay someone $10 for this privelege (it
> would appear to be a yearly fee).
> I would have thought that the birdingpals administrator(s) would
> have informed registered birdingpals of this significant change.
> Although not very regular, previous communications from the birdingpal
> administrator have at least notified of significant changes in the
> operation of the scheme.
> Does anyone know what's the go with this?
> Russ Lamb, Maleny
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