Fw: Fw: Birds In Australia.

January 29, 2011

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—– Original Message —– From: “Sandra Muckle” Sent: Sunday, January 30, 2011 9:27 AM Subject: Fw: [daffnet] Fw: Birds In Australia > > >> Hi Brian, >> >> We also enjoyed seeing the birds, I am so grateful our experience was >> different to yours. >> >> It must have been my lucky day the time we visited, as at one stage I had >> a Macaw on each shoulder, didn’t think splitter, splatter, I must say, >> positive thinking and devout concentration were the key objectives. >> Visualised beakless parrots, that had poor sight and not a liking for >> spectacles, as Ivan had already lost his in Cairns, so would have meant, >> the blind leading the blind.
At one stage when the two were perched on my >> shoulders, one decided to preen around my ears, being a little disturbed >> at the time, I quickly switched back to positive mode, thinking, I >> already have my ears pierced, don’t worry. I didn’t think Kiwi’s were >> held in such high esteem, or maybe, they took pity on us flightless >> birds. >> >> Brian, I guess we are all placed in awkward situations at times, however, >> don’t take your experience to heart, as it’s reputed to be lucky to be >> spattered upon by feathered friends. I am sure that Aussie parrot didn’t >> have a spite against the Irish. By the way, we enjoyed the rugby match, >> great game. >> >> Sandra. >> >> >> >> >> —– Original Message —– >> From: “Brian S. Duncan” >> To: “Sandra Muckle NZ South Island New Zealand” >> Cc: “American Daffodil Society List Server” >> Sent: Saturday, January 29, 2011 12:38 PM >> Subject: Re: [daffnet] Fw: Birds In Australia. >> >> >>> Dear Sandra, >>> You spike my memory. A few years ago I visited that bird sanctuary. I >>> enjoyed all the birds and especially the parrot kinds enjoying the >>> variety >>> of fruits supplied for their delectation – Alas, my interest got too >>> close! >>> No one had told me that the fruit is digested very quickly and that the >>> residue is squirted, in volume, and at high pressure, from the rectal >>> orifice. Just visualise the consequent spluttering, spitting and wiping >>> and >>> you may wonder why I still like birds!!! I swear that parrot had a >>> spite >>> against the Irish for beating Australia at rugby – or was it personal? >>> Brian >>> —– Original Message —– >>> From: “Nancy Tackett” >>> To: “Brian S. Duncan” >>> Cc: “American Daffodil Society List Server” >>> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2011 6:12 PM >>> Subject: [daffnet] Fw: Birds In Australia. >>> >>> >>>> Sandra’s contribution to the bird challenge. >>>> >>>>>From: “Sandra Muckle” >>>>>To: “Nancy Tackett” >>>>>Subject: Fw: Birds In Australia. >>>>>Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 22:25:18 +1300 >>>>> >>>>> >>>>>The attached photos are for Daffnett bird enthusiasts to enjoy, they >>>>>don’t fit the Daffnett competition criteria as they were taken while >>>>>on hoilday at the Kuranda Bird Sanctuary, Cairns, Queensland, >>>>>Australia. They are all natives except the Macaws, I gather that the >>>>>daffodil Macaw 2yo was named after this beautiful bird. >>>>> >>>>>Sandra Muckle. >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>> >>> >>> >>> ——————————————————————————– >>> >>> >>>> _________________________________________________________ >>>> Original email sent to  title= >>> >>> >>> — >>> I am using the free version of SPAMfighter. >>> We are a community of 7 million users fighting spam. >>> SPAMfighter has removed 137379 of my spam emails to date. >>> Get the free SPAMfighter here: http://www.spamfighter.com/len >>> >>> The Professional version does not have this message >>> >>> >>> _________________________________________________________ >>> Original email sent to  title= >>> >> > > >

One response to “Fw: Fw: Birds In Australia.”

  1. Denis Dailey says:
    I can't remember if the poet was Ogden Nash or James Thurber who wrote:
    Little Birdie in the sky,
    Dropped some white-wash in my eye.]
    I just thank God,
    That cows can't fly.
    Seems to be an (in?) appropriate adjunct to the conversation. Denis

    On Sat, Jan 29, 2011 at 3:13 PM, Sandra Muckle < title=> wrote: