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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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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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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