[Ontbirds] Reporting Rarities - closing the loop

Mark Cranford [Ontbirds] ontbirds_coord at rogers.com
Tue Jan 4 20:01:30 EST 2011

The recent exchanges about reporting rarities to ONTBIRDS have pointed 
out two things:

a) the more details given about a rarity in a post, the greater the 
possibility that the bird will be found again;
b) it is always necessary to be a bit careful how we word things so as 
not to give offence to other ONTBIRDERS.

What and how to post is a judgment call that the poster must make. In 
fairness it should be mentioned that recent reports from the Niagara 
River supplied useful information, there can always be more but...


Mark Cranford
ONTBIRDS Coordinator
Mississauga, Ont.
mark.cranford at ofo.ca
905 279 9576

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