Date: 2/19/18 4:20 pm
From: Ted Nichols II <tanicholsii...>
Subject: Re: Asian visitors to Middle Creek
Apparently, a few years ago some media entity comparable to National
Geographic in China and/or Asia sent a film crew to Middle Creek and did a
piece on the Snow Geese. I’ve heard some of the Visitor Center staff cite
this as a reason for the uptick.


On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 17:41 Barry Blust <barryblust...> wrote:

> My thoughts when I first noticed this a few years ago was that they could
> be seeing this as a great photographic opportunity. I wondered how many
> were birders and suspected the majority were only photographers.
> Barry E. Blust
> (from iPad)
> Glenmoore, PA
> Chester County
> "When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to
> everything else in the Universe."
> -- John Muir
> > On Feb 19, 2018, at 5:01 PM, Herbert Flavell <herb1013...> wrote:
> >
> > I read your email to my sister and she said that she read somewhere that
> the Asian people are getting into bird watching more and more each year.
> Herb Flavell Gods Knob Milk Cn Corners Susquehanna County.
> >
> > Sent from Mail for Windows 10
> >
> > From: Crable, Ad
> > Sent: Monday, February 19, 2018 4:17 PM
> > To: <PABIRDS...>
> > Subject: [PABIRDS] Asian visitors to Middle Creek
> >
> > Has anyone else noticed the high percentage of Asian visitors to Middle
> Creek Wildlife Management Area each winter during the snow geese/tundra
> swan migration? Does anyone know if the Middle Creek waterfowl extravaganza
> is a marketed tour stop and where the tours originate from? I'm curious if
> there is some distinct fascination with this ritual with this culture that
> draws them in such numbers. Anyone have any insights?
> >
> > Ad Crable
> > Lancaster
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