To: Sonja Ross <>
Subject: EBird
From: Carl Clifford <>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 07:16:07 +0000
My writing is pretty ordinary too ( I have the arthritis in the knuckles from 
regular canings about it), but at least I can read it, mostly. I will just 
stick to the system that works for me. 

Carl Cliffor

> On 17 Jun 2015, at 3:57 pm, Sonja Ross <> wrote:
> Maybe they are based on e-Bird lists i.e what has been reported by birders 
> from sightings in the area.   I just find that I’m more accurate with numbers 
> using my iPad mini as my writing is untidy and my numbers end up being wrong 
> if I’m walking for a while!  It might be worthwhile putting your 
> comment/query on the Facebook version to see if any of the testers respond, 
> or maybe Margaret or Richard Alcorn.
>> On 17 Jun 2015, at 3:50 pm, Carl Clifford <> wrote:
>> Hi Sonja,
>> They don't seem to be state lists, but if they are there are big holes in 
>> them. Each location was slightly different. I would like them to be 
>> accurate, as there were several species, such as Eastern Ground Parrot, that 
>> I thought I would have to travel a couple of hundred Km or so to see.
>> Meanwhile, I think I will stick to the good old Mk I notepad and pencil
>> Carl

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