For future features in British Birds, we seek original transparencies, colour prints or black-and-white prints of the following: Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus (in flight Mistle Thrush Turdus viscivorus (interesting from below) behaviour) Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea (in recent Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 'invasion') Common Starling Stumus vulgaris (interesting Monk Vulture Aegypius monachus (in flight behaviour) from below) Tree Sparrow Passer montanus (interesting Elegant Tern Sterna elegans (in Ireland) behaviour) Blue-cheeked Bee-eater Merops superciliosus (in Common Rosefinch Carpodacus erythrinus (in flight from below) UK) European Bee-eater M. apiaster (in flight from Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus (in UK) All 1995 rarities (see 'The Carl Zeiss Award' below) Syrian Woodpecker Dendrocopos syriacus on page 371) Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum (adult) Please send transparencies or prints to Mrs Sheila Cobban, British Birds, Fountains, Park Lane, Blunham, Bedford MK44 3NJ.

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