Notes

01 September 1998
Comments Notes The northeast Algerian breeding population of White Storks Ciconia ciconia normally leaves for sub-Saharan winter quarters in July and August, at the time when other long-legged marshbirds arrive to winter alongside the large resident population of Cat...
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Reviews

01 June 1994
Comments Reviews Birds of Skokholm. By Michael Betts. Bioline, for the Dyfed Wildlife Trust, Cardiff, 1992. 74 pages; 19 line-drawings; 76 histograms and graphs. ISBN 0-9520432-0-3. Paperback £4.50. This book gives a concise, readable account of data gathered sin...
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Reviews

01 March 1993
Comments Reviews H a n d b o o k o f the Birds o f Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The Birds of the Western Palearctic. vol. VI: warblers. By S. Cramp et at. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992. 728 pages; 31 colour plates; numerous line-drawings. ISBN...
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Raptor migration at Eilat

01 April 1992
Comments Main paper Raptor migration at Eilat. Hadoram Shirihai and David A. Christie.  Recent work has shown that Eilat in southern Israel is one of the best places in the world for observing migrating Palearctic raptors. This paper describes the huge raptor...
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Reviews

01 January 1992
Comments Reviews Bird Trapping and Bird Banding: a handbook for trapping methods all over the World. By Hans Bub. Translated by Frances Hammerstrom & Karin Wuertz-Schaefer. Cornell University Press, New York, 1991. 330 pages; 158 black-and-white plates; 298 line-dr...
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Short reviews

01 August 1991
Comments Reviews The Good Birdwatchers Guide. By Peter Jennings. (Ficedula Books, Llandrindod Wells, 1991. 482 pages. Paperback £9.95). Some 2,500 birdwatching sites in Britain get three to ten lines each. Access information uses grid references, making OS maps essent...
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