Letters

01 September 2002
Comments Letters While it came as no great surprise to the observers of the `Dungeness petrel' (Brit. Birds 95: 156-165) that the record was rejected, this feeling merely reflects what we take to be a widespread view among observers: that the BBRC finds it very difficu...
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Letters

01 February 2000
Comments Letters Syroechkovski et al. (1998) have recently published the results of a study of Brent Geese Branta bernicla in northwest Yakutia, Russia. They claimed to have located a previously unknown contact zone of Dark-bellied Brent Goose Branta (b.) bernicla 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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