Twitchers or Birdwatchers and do they really enjoy themselve

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Twitchers or Birdwatchers and do they really enjoy themselve

Post by Toni » Sun Jul 29, 2012 10:23 am

Firstly, I’ll just say this is a, scratching my head post, wondering what makes some people tick yarn. We recently had 2 birdwatchers visit Kilcowera for a 2 night stay. Two nights only gives you one full day on the place and with over 100,000 acres to drive around and just over 175 birds on our list, there is plenty to see and do. For dedicated birders a 3 or 4 night stay is advisable.
Well this pair arrived at 8pm and were courteously taken down to our Shearers Quarters and shown their accommodation. The next morning they tore off like a pair of skittish emus and drove a further 250 kilometres west of Kilcowera looking for a specific bird! They didn’t find it and arrived back at Kilcowera around 7pm. Head scratch, head scratch. Their itinery the day they left here was to have a bit of a look around Kilcowera for an hour or so, then do Bindegolly and Bowra before spending the night at St George which is 600 k’s from Kilcowera.
This must be twitcher behaviour? Surely?

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