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Old Tuesday 29th January 2008, 13:55   #1
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Post Man denies taking rare bird eggs (BBC News)

An egg collector denies illegally taking rare bird eggs, including golden eagle and osprey eggs.

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Old Tuesday 29th January 2008, 17:13   #2
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I wonder if he is related to another Mr Pearson form the north east of England,who wrote a book (and had it published) about Osprey eyries ? The (so called author) was also/is a well known egg collector,who found his way into the courts.If found guilty,hopefully a jail sentence shall remind some of these morons,whats in store ahead of another breeding season.
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Old Tuesday 29th January 2008, 17:21   #3
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I wish for the day there are no more of these types of characters around.

To put dead birds in his Freezer - what was behind all of that!! gros!!!
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1st of April,wonder who the fool will be ?
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there was one infamous egg collector, who fell out of a tree early last year ,i dont remember his name , but i do know he wont be nesting again, god bless him...
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"I'm sorry officer I thought they were chickens - honest"

Not going to talk his way out of this one no matter how hard he denies the charges.


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there was one infamous egg collector, who fell out of a tree early last year ,i dont remember his name , but i do know he wont be nesting again, god bless him...

Don't be so sure - not looking to defend or condone the guy in any way but eggers are addicts and as with any addict they will keep on doing it, even with the current legislation and penalties because most believe they can beat the system.
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this one didnt, hes pushing up daisies...
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well at least that's one nest robbing story with a happy ending
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Old Tuesday 29th January 2008, 23:06   #9
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hmmm very intriguing. ive been browsing the web to find out more about these creepy eggers, and the jourdain society keeps popping up. anyone know anything more about them?
i mean honestly, the length these people go to to harass, injure, distress and ultimately kill living beings just to get at a bit of calcium.. it boggles the mind.
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hmmm very intriguing. ive been browsing the web to find out more about these creepy eggers, and the jourdain society keeps popping up. anyone know anything more about them?
i mean honestly, the length these people go to to harass, injure, distress and ultimately kill living beings just to get at a bit of calcium.. it boggles the mind.
If it's just a bit of calcium, why do so many people get so worked up about egg collectors??

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If it's just a bit of calcium, why do so many people get so worked up about egg collectors??

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Its what's in it originally that matters - but by the time the eggers have finished with it, patterned calcium carbonate is all that's left.

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i mean honestly, the length these people go to to harass, injure, distress and ultimately kill living beings just to get at a bit of calcium.. it boggles the mind.
I get all mine from Tesco

someone else does the horrible stuff to all the luvverly animals
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It sounds as if some egg thieves are even more unpleasant than most:

http://ukpress.google.com/article/AL...mJxDFwPl8xuwaQ

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