You have completely failed to understand what the point for our message was.
By telling others that the local feeder had not seen the bird it was fairly
clear that the bird was moving through the area and not staying to feed for
awhile. The last record, in 2004, for this species was a bird that spent a
few days at a feeder. As the species is known for visiting feeders in its
home terratories it would be logical to want to know if it was visiting a
feeder in this area.
You appear to not understand what the purpose of MOUnet is. One of the
purposes of this listserve is to pass along information to the members of
the MOU about recent sightings of various species. The only accusations you
seem to be seeing are in your own mind and no one elses.
We were very thankful that a local feeder that didn't know any of us
welcomed a birder (not us) into their home to discuss the local sightings.
Thanks should be for them for their being so helpful. Not this kind of bull
Dennis and Barbara Martin
----- Original Message -----
From: "matteo aragast" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 11:33 PM
Subject: Re: [mou-net]
>>>> The folks at that house report
>>>> that they have never seen the
>>>> nutcracker. They seem well enough
>>>> versed in identification that
>>>> the birder who talked to them feels
>>>> they would take a very good look at
>>>> anything other than their regulars.
> so a bird is not seen and accusations start?
> how does this help?
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