Monthly marathon

01 March 2004
Comments Other Photo no. 203 (plate 77) shows three falcons gathered at the entrance to what is obviously a nest-site. Most birders will immediately recognise these birds as kestrels and, with just two species breeding within the Western Palearctic, the choice lies b...
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Letters

01 January 1986
Comments Letters Nests of Sparrowhawk and Kestrel. I looked at the 'Best recent black-and-white bird-photographs' (Brit. Birds 77: 250-258) with much admiration, but feel bound to comment on the statement relating to plates 97-99-- showing Kestrel Falco tinnunculus and...
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Fifty years ago

01 June 1980
Comments Other 'ROOKS COLLECTING RUBBER OBJECTS. The Rooks (Corvus f. frugilegus) of Wanstead Park have a strange custom which may not have been brought before the notice of readers of British Birds. For more than twenty years they have been in the habit of collectin...
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