>From my perspective, as a confirmed believer in direct observation, I don't >see the value in this kind of haphazard, ex post facto deliberation. If one is >using an automated process to detect birds, one is sacrificing direct >observation and all of the contextual data surrounding the actual
Hi Chris and all, >From personal communications I understand that my comments sounded harsher or >more broadly critical than they were intended. I certainly didn't mean to be >dismissive of the study of nocturnal flight calls! But the recent ID threads >raise some issues that deserve thought.