Date: 1/2/18 10:15 am
From: Lars Skalnes <lskalnes...>
Subject: [obol] Re: CBC etiquette
I couldn’t agree more.

Lars Skalnes

> On Jan 2, 2018, at 9:30 AM, Tom Crabtree <tc...> wrote:
> Oscar, that is beyond horrible. You and Hendrik have added so much to the Oregon birding community. I am appalled that this happened to you, let alone at a CBC. Please know that those views are not shared by the vast majority of us. We would welcome you two on the Bend Christmas Count anytime.
> Here’s to better birding and less bigotry in the coming year!
> Tom Crabtree, Bend
> From: <obol-bounce...> <mailto:<obol-bounce...> [mailto:<obol-bounce...> <mailto:<obol-bounce...>] On Behalf Of Oscar Harper
> Sent: Tuesday, January 02, 2018 12:21 AM
> To: OBOL
> Subject: [obol] CBC etiquette
> Keep your bigotry and politics at home.
> After a great count and a wonderful Newport countdown we were shocked to be handed an Anti-gay (we are sinners but god still loves us blah blah) pamphlet by an "esteemed" Oregon birder as we were getting in the car to leave. Wow! What a downer way to end a great day, After 25 years together we still have to deal with idiots like him.
> Hope everyone had a fun "first day of the year" birding time today.
> Oscar

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