Silver Gulls breeding in Sydney Harbour at Pyrmont

To: Mark Young <>
Subject: Silver Gulls breeding in Sydney Harbour at Pyrmont
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2011 11:37:10 +1100
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 03:47:06PM +1100, Mark Young wrote:
>    I wondered at the time if they were local birds, or if they had come
>    from afar. I guess if they are breeding in the inner city it might well
>    be possible that they are local, but how could you tell for sure?

I'm sure there no way of knowing - because its not much longer a flight from 
Five Islands than from Sydney Harbout to Long Reef.

I wonder if any Crested Terns breed in the harbour - apparently there are
a dozen colonies on off-shore islands including Five Islands.


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