May 1988 – vol. 81, issue 5, pp 223–225 Last month's mystery photograph (plate 90, repeated here as plate 132) was one of the most difficult in this series. It was obviously a large raptor, either a buzzard or an eagle, but unfortunately was in silhouette, so, without any plumage details to help us, we have to rely on shape alone to identify the bird. Even for an experienced raptor-watcher, a lone bird seen in silhouette can present... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.