[Tweeters] Ivory-billed Woodpecker -- here we go again!
mattxyz at earthlink.net
Sun Apr 17 15:00:42 PDT 2022
Here’s a decent skeptical take on this latest round of claims:
my favorite quote from the thread:
“If you find a mountain of evidence suggesting the creature you are hunting is common and there is no biological rationale for why you can't find the creature, then you need to reappraise your evidence threshold”
> On Apr 17, 2022, at 2:05 PM, Jane Hadley <hadleyj1725 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Researchers from the National Aviary claim to have documented physical evidence that the bird is still alive in Louisiana. In a pre-print research paper <https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.04.06.487399v1.full.pdf> that has not yet been peer-reviewed, lead author Steve Latta and a number of other researchers lay out the evidence that while the Ivory-billed Woodpecker may be reclusive, it has not been wiped out entirely.
> https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/13/ivory-bill-woodpecker-not-extinct-researchers-say <https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/13/ivory-bill-woodpecker-not-extinct-researchers-say>
> https://www.aviary.org/conservation/project-principalis/ <https://www.aviary.org/conservation/project-principalis/>
> Jane Hadley
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