|David Lindenmayer, Michael Veitch and Tim Dolby|
Tim Dolby Conversation Hour Interview October, 2008
Follow this link to hear a podcast of the Conversation Hours 774 ABC Melbourne 22 October, 2008 – see www.abc.net.au. We discuss the documentary Chasing Birds.Ali Moore and co-host Michael Veitch chat about twitching and ecology with and Tim Dolby and David Lindenmayer. Michael Veitch, a twitcher and also the presenter of Sunday Arts on ABC TV, were joined by ecologist David Lindenmayer and fellow twitcher Tim Dolby. The second half of the show discusses the television show Chasing Birds. Every year, an event takes place Australia wide over one weekend that brings a whole lot of odd bods together to take part in a highly competitive race featuring their shared obsession – bird spotting or ‘twitching’. Tim Dolby is a twitcher from Victoria and joins us to provide a perspective on this most unusual past time. Tim Dolby, a former president of the research organisation Birds Australia, is the equivalent of the team captains from Chasing Birds. Chasing Birds premiered on ABC 1 at 9.35pm Thursday 23 October 2008.
An interview with Red Symons on ABC radio 774 about birds and the Twitchathon can be found at http://kiwi6.com/users/show/TimDolby