Recent reports and News

01 June 1959
Comments News and comment The items here are largely unchecked reports, and must not be regarded a* authenticated records. They are selected, on the present writers' judgment alone, from sources generally found to be reliable. Observers* names are usually omitted for reasons of sp...
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Letters

01 June 1959
Comments Letters FEEDING METHODS O F LONG-TAILED LARGE F O O D TITS WITH S I R S , -- I was interested to read Mrs. J. Hall-Craggs's description, together with Mr. Derek Goodwin's comments, of Long-tailed Tits (Aegithalos candatus) eating largish morsels of food whilst ha...
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Notes

01 June 1959
Comments Notes residence in Shetland we took counts about once a week for two years of Fulmars (Fulmarus glacialis) on an area of cliffs in southwest Mainland. The counts are given in full and discussed in The Fulmar (1952) by James Fisher (pp. 347 and 482-488). These F...
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Editorial

01 June 1959
Comments Editorials FIFTY YEARS AGO our issue of i s t June 1909 began with an Editorial announcing " w i t h great satifaction" the names of two "excellent ornithologists" who would thenceforth assist in the task of editing the magazine. One of these was Dr. Norman F . Tice...
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Letter

01 July 1946
Comments Letters SIRS,---The statement (antea, p. 58) of Fr. Haverschmidt t h a t " I t seems that field observations are inadequate on this point, at least in Great Britain " is an injustice to British ornithology and ornithologists. As far back as 1896 there is evidence...
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Notes

01 July 1946
Comments Notes Ox February 22nd, 1946, I received word from David Reid that a pair of Ravens {Corvus c. corax) were building a nest in a small Ayrshire heronry. I visited the site two days later and the nest, which could be distinguished from the Herons' by the presenc...
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