birding-aus Mystery Bird

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Subject: birding-aus Mystery Bird
From: Tom Tarrant <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 1999 17:21:25 +1000
G'day All,
Have just received this interesting Mystery bird quiz from Birdchat (US
list) though the bird was photographed in Taiwan. Personally I think it
resembles a Thrush Nightingale (Luscinia luscinia) although I don't
think Taiwan is within their range.
Have a look at the photos (sadly I think the text is probably in Chinese
which will look like 'gobbledegook' on western PCs.)

Here is the message:
Dear birders,

Here's an identification quiz for those would like a challenge. This
(URL below) was photographed at Yehliao (northern Taiwan) this spring.
Does anyone have any thoughts on its identification? It may be one of
flycatchers illustrated in the new National Geographic guide.

The picture is at:

Email:        Wayne Hsu <>

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