Letters

01 December 1964
Comments Letters SIRS,--While not seeking to prolong this correspondence unduly, for there is more than a grain of truth on either side, I feel that some reply is called for to Mr. Reginald Wagstaffe's letter (antea, pp. 319-320). May I point out at once that I do not dis...
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Reviews

01 October 1953
Comments Reviews Birds of the Gauntlet. By H. von Michaelis. (Hutchinson, London, 1952). 84s. The author is a deservedly successful artist and writer, portraying in this book birds which he has known at close quarters. All, except a European Kestrel, are South African spe...
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Letters

01 March 1952
Comments Letters SIRS,--We are hoping to collate information about visible migration over, and on the shores of, the Mediterranean. Very little has been published on the subject and no doubt a good many unpublished records, especially those made on voyages, are in existen...
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Reviews

01 March 1952
Comments Reviews British Bird Boohs : An Index to British Ornithologv, A.D. 1481 to J.I). 1948. By Raymond Irwin (London, Grafton & Co., 1951. 63/-). The title of this book gives a very inadequate idea of its contents since it indexes and classifies, not only books, b u t...
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Notes

01 June 1948
Comments Notes As a member of the local fire brigade I was able to make some close observations on the behaviour of birds at a big oil-tank fire at Pembroke Dock in August and September, 1940. The fire blazed for many days and gave rise to intense heat and an immense c...
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