Notes

01 July 1935
Comments Notes IT is now known that a large number of Pied Wagtails (Motacilla a. yarrellii) have for the past two years used the glass roof of the branch Post Office in Campbell Street, Leicester, as their winter roosting quarters. The Post Office in question is less ...
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01 March 1935
Comments Notes I SPENT the months August-November (inclusive), 1934, on holiday at Salcombe, south Devon. Most of my time was engaged in bird-observing, and the following notes may be of interest:-- CUCKOO (Cuculus c. canorus).--One was calling strongly on Bolt Head, e...
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01 December 1933
Comments Notes I T is with the greatest regret t h a t we have to announce the death at Berlin, on the 10th of November, after an illness of only three days, of Dr. Ernst Hartert. Dr. Hartert was renowned as an ornithologist all over the world, but in no country was he...
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01 June 1933
Comments Notes O N April 8th, 1933, the Blackbird which sings from the apex of our cottage on Skokholm Island, Pembrokeshire, was displaced by a small finch whose song I have never heard before. It was linnet-like, but much fainter, and I put down the notes " tu-tee, t...
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01 August 1931
Comments Notes ON June 2nd, 1931, I was able to identify an Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana) on Skokholm. As it was in an exhausted state I was able to examine it from within three yards, as it rested in a niche of my garden wall. The small, reddisri bill was unmis...
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01 May 1929
Comments Notes IN April, 1926, close to my house in Mawgan-in-Pydar, north Cornwall, I found the nest of a Long-tailed Tit (Mgithalos c. rosea) in a low thorn bush, in process of construction. When incubation was commenced, I noticed the tip of the bird's tail projecti...
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