An unfortunate way to tick a Frogmouth

To: 'Martin Butterfield' <>, martin cachard <>
Subject: An unfortunate way to tick a Frogmouth
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:00:28 +1000
Martin Butterfield wrote:

> What is the default position on natural vs human transport?  
> That is, if a corpse is found somewhere do you start by 
> counting it as getting there naturally (eg washed ashore by 
> currents; dropped by a raptor) or assume that a human must 
> have got it there?

If you're talking about counting it as being present in an area, does it matter 
if it got there by natural means or not? I would have thought that to be 
counted as living in the area, it needs to have got there itself. A raptor 
could easily bring it to an area where that species is never found alive.

Peter Shute
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