Notes

01 May 1946
Comments Notes DURING a continuation of observations on migration in the Trent Valley near Nottingham in 1945, the following species were noted, most of the records being the first for the county and therefore worthy of-record. ICTERINE WARBLER (Hippolais icterina),--A...
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Notes

01 January 1943
Comments Notes THE Handbook of British Birds states that on the continent Magpies may roost in hundreds, but I have not heard of a roost of any magnitude in this country. On March 30th, 1942 near Northallerton the chattering of Magpies (Pica p. pica) drew my attention ...
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Notes

01 January 1941
Comments Notes ON November 2nd, 1940, in a field with small trees at the edge of a wood near Potter's Bar, I was fortunate enough to have an opportunity of watching a bird, which was evidently a Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor). The bird flew to the top of a bare hawt...
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Notes

01 November 1939
Comments Notes FOR some seven years I have marked Chaffinches (Fringilla c. gengleri) frequenting my garden with coloured rings for identification. One pair so marked mated and fed young in a copse opposite my gate in June, 1937. In the spring of 1938 the same pair nes...
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Notes

01 January 1939
Comments Notes IN winter flocks of Snow-Buntings (Pledrophenax n. nivalis) frequent the summits and higher slopes of the mountains of the Lake District. Counts of these have frequently exceeded fifty birds; the largest counted was one of 117. I have seen a flock on the...
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Notes

01 July 1936
Comments Notes CROSSBILLS' METHOD OF FEEDING, A NOTE in the June number of British Birds (Vol. XXX., p. 27) by B. D. Moreton, tempts me to carry the observations a little farther by publishing a few notes made as long ago as 1888 on the method of feeding of some Crossbi...
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Notes

01 June 1935
Comments Notes CERTAIN results accumulated during several years of trapping and ringing in a garden are offered below. These are confined to information obtained by operations in a fixed and limited area; observations obtained in other ways, either in the garden or in ...
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Notes

01 October 1934
Comments Notes As records of the Snow-Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) from inland districts in the south are comparatively few, the following would appear to be of interest despite the fact t h a t one of the occurrences has remained unrecorded for over sixty years. Th...
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Notes

01 February 1932
Comments Notes 1931T H E following cases of late breeding in the season of 1931 in south Norfolk and north Suffolk, though not remarkable individually, show t h a t late breeding was not uncommon in the past wet season. Greenfinch August 14th 4 Eggs (incubated). (CMoris...
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Letters

01 May 1930
Comments Letters S I R S , -- I witnessed here to-day (March 27th, 1930) another example of the stränge nuptial habits of the Hedge-Sparrow, first recorded in your pages b y m y friend, M. Delamain (antea, p. 19 ; see also pp. 103, 199, 231 and 255). On this occasion I...
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