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Review: Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time-A True Story about BirdwatchingUser Review - Diane - Goodreads
The Big Twitch is the Australian equivalent of "The Big Year" - an attempt to see the most birds possible in one year. In 2002, Sean Dooley decides to try to see 700 birds in one year in Australia ... Read full review
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Review: Big Twitch: One Man, One Continent, a Race Against Time-A True Story about BirdwatchingUser Review - Paul Dodd - Goodreads
A must read for all birders! Sean has a self-deprecating sense of humour that makes this book a joy to read (and re-read!) Read full review
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Page 27 - Lord Alanbrooke, keen birder and Chief of Imperial General Staff during the Second World War, was expanding on his relations with Sir Winston Churchill. But in the midst of the FieldMarshal's historical monologue, Tory Peterson turned to the group and said, "I guess oystercatchers will eat most any kind of mollusk".
Page 14 - My attendance at that retreat was to have a profound effect on the rest of my life, as will be evident in the pages to follow.
Page 36 - Institution lias suggested that if we need tankers for defense we can buy them cheaply in today's depressed tanker market and put them in reserve. What is wrong with that argument ? Mr. MASKIN. Off the top of my head I could think of at least three disadvantages to that proposal.
Page 96 - ... expression, blown out of the water. Not at that meeting, because everyone knew whatever I came back and wrote and suggested to my colleagues might have some impact. But literally by the time I got back to my hotel room, my hotel room — I was in Warsaw. I did this at 6 pm So what time was it here? But by the time I got back to my hotel room, I was greeted by Dr. Haltzel telling me that we had scores of calls from PolishAmerican groups, as well as groups around the country, around Europe, Polish-Americans...
Page 149 - ... up and asked us what we were doing. We told them we were looking for corellas.
Page 27 - There was an uncomfortable silence at the other end of the line. After about twenty seconds he managed, 'There's a Broad-billed Sandpiper at Werribee Sewage Farm.
Page 158 - Even when you can scramble to a slight rise for a vista, for as far as you can see there is nothing but the uniform khaki of mallee-clad dunes.
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