Date: 4/28/18 5:00 pm From: Janice Frye via VA-bird <va-bird...> Subject: Re: [VA-bird] FW: REALLY excessive use of bird call
Is it possible that this could have actually been a Barred Owl trying to make contact with a missing mate or fledgling? Did you see a human being way up on the mountain or driving along the roads to the north of where you live?? Sounds like it was sort of dark and far away.
On Fri, Apr 27, 2018, 7:23 PM <kurtcapt87...> wrote:
> Even worse, it encourages people to complain about non-events. > > K > > -----Original Message----- > From: VA-bird <va-bird-bounces+kurtcapt87=<verizon.net...> On > Behalf Of Marlene A Condon via VA-bird > Sent: Friday, April 27, 2018 3:40 PM > To: <va-bird...> > Subject: [VA-bird] REALLY excessive use of bird call > > 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 <kurtcapt87...> If you wish > to unsubscribe, or modify your preferences please visit > https://mailman.listserve.com/listmanager/listinfo/va-bird *** > > *** 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 ***