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ninthace

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Storks Breeding in Sussex
« on: 12:43:48, 17/05/20 »

I see that storks have bred in Sussex this year.  Could be worth a discrete walk.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/18452905.first-wild-storks-hatch-since-1400s-emerge-sussex/
This raises 2 questions.
If storks bring babies, what brings stork eggs?
In the accompanying story, the rangers waited with baited breath - what bait did they use?   It obviously worked.
I am waiting with bated breath to find out.  ;)
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Bigfoot_Mike

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Re: Storks Breeding in Sussex
« Reply #1 on: 12:50:10, 17/05/20 »
I see that storks have bred in Sussex this year.  Could be worth a discrete walk.
https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/18452905.first-wild-storks-hatch-since-1400s-emerge-sussex/
This raises 2 questions.
If storks bring babies, what brings stork eggs?
In the accompanying story, the rangers waited with baited breath - what bait did they use?   It obviously worked.
I am waiting with bated breath to find out.  ;)
Maybe the rangers had baby breath?


With the current abuse of statistics in the media, perhaps we could reignite the storks and babies link?

ninthace

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Re: Storks Breeding in Sussex
« Reply #2 on: 12:55:54, 17/05/20 »
Maybe the rangers had baby breath?


With the current abuse of statistics in the media, perhaps we could reignite the storks and babies link?
 
A classic of correlation and causation.
http://robertmatthews.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/RM-storks-paper.pdf
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