Night Parrot captured and videoed

To: 'Tony Palliser' <>, 'david taylor' <>, 'Murray Lord' <>, 'birding-aus' <>
Subject: Night Parrot captured and videoed
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 01:51:06 +0000
It's not clear whether they're referring to the local population or the 
national population. Surely there couldn't be even 50 locally, but a population 
as low as 250 nationally isn't good news, let alone 50.

Peter Shute

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> Tony Palliser
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> To: 'david taylor'; 'Murray Lord'; 'birding-aus'
> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Night Parrot captured and videoed
> When reading through the article the following sentence
> really caught my eye " Dr Murphy hopes the next round of
> netting will attract new members of the population which
> could be made up of anywhere between 50 and 250 birds. He is
> looking at new technology to track the birds via Bluetooth".
> I am baffled as to how the numbers are calculated - are there
> really that many there now?  Certainly sounds most encouraging indeed.

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