Notes

01 January 2011
Comments Notes In mid November 2009, an unfamiliar marsh tern appeared at Al Wathba Lake, some 40 km east of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Among some 40 Whiskered Chlidonias hybrida and two White-winged Black Terns C. leucopterus, it was distinctly darker and appeared superfi- cially...
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Notes

01 September 2001
Comments Notes It is well known that a staple component in the diet of European Honey-buzzards Pernis apivorus is social wasps (Vespidae), in particular their pupae and larvae... ...
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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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Letters

01 November 1964
Comments Letters SIRS,--It would be interesting to know if the reports published in the popular Press earlier this year stating that large numbers of Rooks were making daily incursions to the Romney Marshes from the French coast, have ever been verified by a competent orn...
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