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Re: Un-doing a bird
- To: email@example.com (shantanu phukan), firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Un-doing a bird
- From: Jack Dozier <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 01:06:23 -0500
- In-Reply-To: <200011161632.LAA16440@smtpsrv1.isis.unc.edu>
- Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org
> We both realized that it would be a lot more fun to embark on this
>project together. The only hitch is that although she has never
>deliberately birded Texas she did see a life bird INADVERTENTLY while
>driving through the state (a Boat-Tailed Grackle that unfortunately
>flew by in front of the car). Now we are wondering how to annul this
>sighting so we can both take up the challenge of amassing a long life
>list without ever counting Texas. Should accidental life birds 'count'
>as much as 'deliberate' ones? Would the ABA masters take a grim view
>of 'un-doing' a bird?
You can annul the record as being unsure of correct ID. It might have been
a Great-tailed Grackle. These conceivably be anywhere in TX. One must be
sure to record a bird on one's life list.
Alligator Pt., FL