Mystery photographs

01 April 1993
Comments Main paper When I first saw this photograph (plate 31, repeated here), it was at a distance, so all I could see was what looked like a silhouette of a raptor, which could be an Accipiter. It has pretty good wing shape for a large female Eurasian Sparrowhawk A. ni...
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01 July 1982
Comments Notes Great White Egrets with red legs and black bills On 25th October 1981, J. Mikuska, A. Dijksen, J. Kuypers and I observed a flock of 110 Great White Egrets Egretta alba on a fishpond near the Kopacki-Rit in Yugoslavia. Among these herons, J M di...
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