Merlin ditching a carcass

Published on 21 July 2014 by in Notes

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Merlin ditching a carcass

This sequence of photos taken on 5th March 2014 at Elmley, in Kent, illustrates some interesting Merlin behaviour…

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Published on 22 May 2014 by in Notes

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Red Kites playing catch? On 17th December 2008, at Calvert landfill, Buckinghamshire, I watched two Red Kites Milvus milvus in the air, seemingly playing a game of catch. The higher bird threw a small object upwards and sideways a distance of about 3 m by spinning around in the air rather like a discus thrower. […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.On 10th May 2009, I spent an hour in the East Hide at Minsmere, […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.migrating flocks were attracted down by the The Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis is an […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.present and appeared to be happily eating bread I can perhaps throw some light […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.In view of Tim O’Donoghue’s note (Brit. Birds 101: 262), the following observations, in […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.On 19th October 2007, while walking over the Warham saltmarsh in north Norfolk, I […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.The Balearic Shearwater Puffinus mauretanicus is Europe’s only Critically Endangered seabird, with the known […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.According to BWP, the Common Eider Somateria mollissima feeds mostly on molluscs, and to […]

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Published on 13 March 2014 by in Notes

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All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the availability of space.The Eleonora’s Falcon Falco eleonorae is a longdistance migrant whose breeding range is concentrated […]

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