Date: 4/28/18 12:57 pm From: Janis Stone via VA-bird <va-bird...> Subject: Re: [VA-bird] REALLY excessive use of bird call
Some turkey hunters use a barred owl call to draw the gobblers in.
>Message: 7 >Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:40:04 -0400 >From: Marlene A Condon <marlenecondon...> >To: <va-bird...> >Subject: [VA-bird] REALLY excessive use of bird call >Message-ID: <163089e9ef1-c8c-1bb4a...> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8 > >On Saturday, September 21, starting at 5:37 PM and continuing until after 10 PM,? I heard?"who cooks for you" for about 15 minutes of every hour!!!!! >? >I don't know for a fact, but I am assuming someone was trying to determine if there were any Barred Owls in this area as he/she made his/her way up the mountain behind me and along the roadways to the north of where I live. >? >This use of the Barred Owl call seems far too excessive to be a birder doing this just for his/her own knowledge, so I'm wondering if it was for the atlasing project that is taking place.? A downside of citizen science is that it encourages some folks to believe the ends justify the means.? It's sad to say, but I witness this belief way too often. >? >Sincerely, >Marlene? ? ?? *** You are subscribed to VA-bird as <lists...> If you wish to unsubscribe, or modify your preferences please visit https://mailman.listserve.com/listmanager/listinfo/va-bird ***