Date: 1/8/18 1:24 pm
From: Dan Lory <dlory54...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET Slaty-backed Gull Retraction, Cook
Same here. After reviewing photos, to this novice it looks more like a
Great Black-backed than a Slaty-backed. Posted photos to NA Gulls Facebook
page for review.
Dan Lory
<dlory54...>

On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 3:03 PM, Jared Gorrell <jsgorrell...> wrote:

> Well, it was a slightly smaller than average Great Black Backed Gull that
> we reported earlier. To my knowledge an actual Slaty-backed Gull has not
> been seen today. Sorry about that. Headed back to Calumet now to try again.
>
> An unhappy Jared Gorrell, Cook County
>
> On 8 Jan 2018 2:21 pm, "Dan Lory" <dlory54...> wrote:
>
> I headed down to Turning Basin #3 right after Jared's heads-up, and was
> able to catch the Slaty-backed for about 15 minutes before it took flight
> at 9:30am and headed north. I waited until 11:40 in hopes it might return,
> but no luck. However, I did see a Glaucous and a Great Black-backed.
>
> On Mon, Jan 8, 2018 at 8:21 AM, Jared Gorrell <jsgorrell...>
> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Hi all!
>>
>> Currently watching the Slaty-backed Gull preen itself on the near ice on
>> the Calumet River behind PECO Pallet Chicago (there's probably a better
>> name for this place, but I'm not from here and it's called that on Google
>> maps). Also of note are an immature Glaucous Gull and an American Black
>> Duck.
>> Jared Gorrell
>> Cook County
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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