To: David James <>
Subject: Frigatebird
From: "" <>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2017 09:56:20 +0000
Hi David,

Thank you very much for your assistance and detailed explanation!  I had
no idea how difficult it could be to identify frigatebirds!  ;-)  I
thoroughly enjoyed the two weeks this bird was visiting our neighbourhood
as well as learning so many new things about bird identification!  Many,
many thanks!

Kind regards,

> Hi all,
> Sorry for the delay in replying to your requests for help. In my opinion
> this is a Great Frigatebird, most likely of the western Indian Ocean
> subspecies Fregata minor aldabrensis. An illustrated explanation of my
> reasons is attached in a word document. Cheers,David
> James,Sydney ==============================
>       From: Friedemann Vetter <>
>  To: Neil and Liz Baker <>
> Cc: "" <>; David
> James <>; Jeff Davies <>;
> Steve Clark <>
>  Sent: Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 4:27
>  Subject: Re: Frigatebird
> Hi All, 
> Any news regarding the Tammy-Frigatebird? :)
> Friedemann
> Am 11.02.2017 um 13:18 schrieb Neil and Liz Baker
> <>:
> Tammy
> we too are on tender hooks. will of course keep you in any loops.
> Neil Neil and Liz Baker, Tanzania Bird Atlas, P.O. Box 396, Iringa,
> Tanzania.Mobiles: +255 753-513603 and +255 784-834273.
> http://tanzaniabirdatlas.netSubscribe to:
>     On Saturday, 11 February 2017, 10:47, ""
> <> wrote:
>  Hi David, Neil and all,
> Thank you for keeping me in the loop as I am really curious to know the
> species.  The Frigatebird was last seen here on the Northwest coast of
> Zanzibar a week ago - so I had sightings daily between the 20th January
> and the 4th of February.  Very grateful for Friedemann's visit and
> photographs to document the sighting. Looking forward to hear from you.
> Best regards,
> Tammy

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