Silver Gull in New Jersey

Subject: Silver Gull in New Jersey
From: Julian Bielewicz <>
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 22:09:22 +1000
Thought some of you might be interested this piece of news from the American
BirdChat mailing list.


>Date:         Sat, 9 Nov 1996 05:51:09 PST
>Reply-To: Ron French <>
>Sender: "National Birding Hotline Cooperative (Chat Line)"
>              <>
>From: Ron French <>
>Subject:      Silver Gull in New Jersey
>Comments: To: 
>     A Silver Gull (Larus Novaehollandiae) is present in a small park on
>the Delaware River in the town of Pennsville, New Jersey.  Since this is
>an Australian species, its origin is suspicious but it is still quite a find.
>The bird is not banded and it is hanging out with a small flock of
>Ring-billed Gulls at a pond in the park.  The bird was first discovered a
>few weeks ago by a person photographing the birds who noticed that
>this bird was different and not shown in his bird book.  The bird was still
>present on Nov. 7th and probably will hang out in the park  since
>people come to feed the gulls  and geese that are there.
>     Pennsville is just below the Delaware Memorial Bridge across the
>river from Wilmington, Delaware.
>Ron French
>Chalfont, PA
Julian Bielewicz
12 Florence Street
Kippa Ring, Q. 4021

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