Hybrid Great Tit x Blue Tit

01 April 2021
Comments Notes On 2nd February 2019, CE was mist-netting at a garden feeder near Hexham, in Northumberland, at a site where he has trapped in excess of 20,000 Great Tits Parus major and Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus (approximate ratio 1:2) since 1985. A...
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Notes

01 January 1979
Comments Notes Success of artificial island nest-sites for divers  The breeding success of divers Gavia in south mainland Argyll has been very poor For some years (e.g. one young from eight pairs): too low to ensure maintenance of the populatio...
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Notes

01 February 1976
Comments Notes Peregrine and Raven possibly contaminated by Fulmar oil With reference to R. A. Broad's paper on Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis oil contamination (Brit. Birds, 67: 297-301), the following observations of possible oiling may be of interest. On 10th J...
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Notes

01 November 1975
Comments Notes Greenshank taking fish During the late afternoon of 14th July 1974 we were watching several species of waders feeding at North Point gravel pit near Rye, East Sussex. Among the group was a Greenshank Tringa nebularia and, using a telescope, we ...
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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 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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