[Tweeters] TWEETS: use of laser pointers on field trip
Devorah the Ornithologist
birdologist at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 00:48:54 PST 2017
what is the goal of using a laser pointer on a field trip? to terrify birds
here's a video featuring the use of a green laser pointer on frightening
birds that you should see:
i've found a red laser pointer is consistently terrifying to my flock of
birds (parrots and songbirds).
in my opinion and experience, a laser pointer has no place on a
nature-watching field trip.
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On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 9:58 PM, Mike Fite <fitemf at gmail.com> wrote:
> Begin forwarded message:
> *From: *Mike Fite <fitemf at gmail.com>
> *Subject: **TWEETS: use of laser pointers on field trip*
> *Date: *January 24, 2017 at 3:53:30 PM EST
> *To: *159cf2979bf-38d-15a at webprd-a41.mail.aol.com
> It appears from the “Tweet” post that the question is not whether a laser
> pointer should be used on field trips but if the pointer’s light should be
> red or green?
> I would first like to read a scientific study about the use of laser
> pointers on outings and any impact on wildlife before answering the
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