Letter

01 April 1953
Comments Letters SIRS.--I am trying to collect information about ultra-quiet bird song (sub-song, etc.) and I should be grateful if you would allow me to appeal through the medium of British Birds for any help that other observers can give me. As records on this subject a...
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Reviews

01 April 1953
Comments Reviews Cornwall Bird Watching and Preservation Society. Twenty-first Annual Report, 1951. Edited by B. H. Ryves, A. G. Parsons and H. M. Quick. T H I S report follows its usual make-up, with systematic notes split up over 3 sections ; there are also separate ta...
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Reviews

01 April 1953
Comments Reviews Mountain Birds. By R. A. H. Coombes. Plates by G. E. Lodge. (Penguin Books, King Penguin series, London, 1952). 4s. 6d. Mountain Birds is written and illustrated with grasp and originality, but is only permitted by the King Penguin format to deal with six...
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Reviews

01 January 1952
Comments Reviews A History of the Birds of Durham. By G. W. Temperley (Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. of Northumberland, Durham and Newcastle-upon-Tyne (New Series) vol. ix, 1951). Price 15s. The County of Durham has in the past been overshadowed by its larger neighbour Northumbe...
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Notes

01 January 1952
Comments Notes Effect of a snow-storm on breeding birds.--With reference to the article on this subject (antea, vol. xliv, pp. 57-59), Mr. C. E. BruceGardyne reports that in April, 1949, he had under observation nests of a Blackbird (Turdus merula) and a Song-Thrush (T...
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