Date: 1/10/18 2:43 pm
From: Dan Lory <dlory54...> [ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...>
Subject: Re: IBET Slaty-backed Gull , Calumet River TB 5 Partial, Possibly Full Retraction
Jared, I posted a few photos on the NA Gulls Facebook page.
Dan Lory
<dlory54...>

On Wed, Jan 10, 2018 at 2:46 PM, Jared Gorrell <jsgorrell...>
[ILbirds] <ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:

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> There's nothing like a Larus species to make me question all that I think
> I know as a birder. Of the three birds I saw that I thought were the same
> Slaty-backed Gull, the last one was a GBBG and the second one was most
> likely a Great Lakes Gull hybrid (GBBG x HERG). That leaves the first gull
> we saw. At this point, I'm not thinking I saw the Slaty-backed Gull at
> all. If anyone has pics of the first gull I saw, which was seen about 11:15
> AM or so, I would appreciate seeing those and/or the pics being sent for ID
> purposes to Amar Ayyash or other people who know this species well.
>
> I'm really sorry about having to retract... again. I feel like a fool.
> I've now spent a good part of 3 days looking for this gull. If anything,
> this has taught me to be more reluctant in posting.
>
> A very disappointed and frustrated Jared Gorrell
> No longer in Cook County, and not able to return anytime soon.
>
> On 10 Jan 2018 12:28 pm, "Jared Gorrell <jsgorrell...> [ILbirds]" <
> <ILbirds-noreply...> wrote:
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> Seen flying past at least three times between 11:15 and 12:10. We have
> photos, it IS the bird finally.
>
> Jared Gorrell
> Cook County
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