More on the mysteries

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Subject: More on the mysteries
From: Trevor Hardaker <>
Date: Wed, 9 May 2001 11:23:53 +0200
Greetings from a wet Cape Town,

We have added another mystery gull to our website at

This time it is not a "black-backed" type, but rather one of the smaller
gulls. Have a look and let us know what you think it is and why.

And then a quick update on the other mystery birds recently added to the

The raptor has obviously created a bit of confusion. So far, there have been
suggestions for Crowned Eagle, Montagu's Harrier, Black Sparrowhawk and
African Goshawk. Go and have a look at let us know what you think.

Gulls #2, 3 and 4 have all been pegged as either fuscus or heuglini. There
are equal numbers of votes for both at the moment, so there seems to be no
concensus there yet either. Please send us your comments on what you think
the various gulls are.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Kind Regards
Trevor and John
Trevor Hardaker and John Graham
Cape Town, South Africa
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