What sad news about John Penhallurick. I remember his email some 18
months ago advising of his prognosis.
At that time he said that the thing that saddened and worried him the most,
after saying goodbye to my wife, daughters and granddaughter was that he
would have to give up his ambition to get to 8000 birds. Condolences to
On 9 September 2014 09:10, martin cachard <> wrote:
> hello everyone,
> I've just now received word from John Penhallurick's daughter that he has
> just passed away a few days ago...
> i'm very sorry to hear this very sad news...
> take care.
> martin cachard
> > From:
> > To:
> > Subject: RE: [Birding-Aus] 2014 VicTwitch Record
> > Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 09:06:34 +1000
> > Dear Martin,
> > John died on Friday night after a long battle with motor neuron disease.
> > Can you please remove him from this mailing list.
> > Thanks,
> > Jane Penhallurick (John's daughter)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Birding-Aus On
> Behalf Of
> > martin cachard
> > Sent: Monday, September 01, 2014 3:17 PM
> > To: James Mustafa;
> > Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] 2014 VicTwitch Record
> > hi James,
> > I have a good spot for Brown Cuckoo-Dove...
> > cheers,
> > martin cachard,
> > cairns
> > > Date: Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:20:38 +1000
> > > From:
> > > To:
> > > Subject: [Birding-Aus] 2014 VicTwitch Record
> > >
> > > Dear Birding Aus Community,
> > >
> > > I'm just about to begin the final stretch of my VicTwitch journey with
> > > only
> > > 4 months to go. In the last 243 days, I have managed to see 353
> > > different species of bird in Victoria. With only four months left, I
> > > have exactly 40 species to go in order to reach my target of 393
> > > species and beat the Victorian Big Year Record. As long as I see 10
> > > new species per month the record should be secure. In order to achieve
> > > my goal, I'm going to need help from the birding community with any
> > sightings that may be of interest.
> > > I am ready to chase any species, anywhere in the state and at any
> > > time. You can see my current list and an approximate list of target
> > > species on my blog! Species I am particularly interested in are Black
> > > Bittern, Cape Gannet, King Quail, Red-chested Buttonquail, Brown
> > > Cuckoo-dove, Black-eared Cuckoo, Ground Cuckooshrike, Australasian
> > > Figbird and of course, any vagrant or other tough species! You can
> > > contact me at any time via the details on my blog.
> > > http://jamesmustafabirding.blogspot.com.au
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > All the very best and happy birding to you all!
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