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Chaos is possibly the word to describe us counters - not the CHSW.
Example:  one counter on a north side counted 685 going in.  Another
equally qualified counter on the south side came up with 1005.
Significantly different the statistician would say...
Larry Herbert,  Joplin MO.
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Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2012 11:07 PM
Subject: Chimney Swift counts


>I am wondering how one can absolutely say how many swifts are entering a 
>chimney.  My experience at a different location, reveals chaos.  Some 
>enter, some enter and leave only to return amongst the swirl.  There is so 
>much diving and 'pretend' diving that I find it difficult to ascertain real 
>numbers.
> How are you guys doing it?
> My location is at a church past UMSL off of Natural Bridge, St. Louis Co.
>
> Bryan Prather
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