Where have all the Silver Gulls gone?

To: "Jill Dening" <>
Subject: Where have all the Silver Gulls gone?
From: "Elizabeth Shaw" <>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 10:10:44 +1000
Hi Roger, Jill & everyone,
There were lots of Silver Gulls on the Birdsville Track along the Cooper Creek and even quite a few near the homestead of Etadunna. These gulls were quite used to humans as a source of food as whenever I pulled up the car a small group would flock to me, particularly if I had food in my hands.

I don't know what the numbers are like around The Nobbies on Phillip Island (Victoria)at the moment as I'm not home yet to check it out, but usually thousands are starting to breed there at this time of the year.

I think the theory that they are outback with the water could have some credence.

Elizabeth Shaw
(Usually)Phillip Island
(currently Mt Skinner approx 200km ne of Alice Springs, NT.)

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