Recent reports

01 October 1975
Comments News and comment These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records The beginning of June was exceptional with snow and northerly gales, but a long anticyclonic spell which followed brought dry, warm conditions to most parts. A Red-throated Diver Ga...
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News and comment

01 October 1975
Comments News and comment Mammals on Islands In an article in New Scientist for 21st August, Dr W. R. P. Bourne expresses concern about damage to the vegetation of small outlying islands by introduced herbivores. He contrasts the vigorous policy of the New Zealand ...
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Notes

01 October 1975
Comments Notes Cormorants roosting on spire In the late summer and autumn of 1973 Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo regularly roosted on Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex. When this habit was first noted in mid-August only two birds were involved, but numbers gr...
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Birds in action

01 October 1975
Comments Main paper Bird photographs used to consist mainly of rather static studies at the nest. Then there developed the technique of 'wait and see' photography from hides at likely feeding and drinking places. Now more powerful lenses and more adventurous techniques ha...
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Recent reports

01 September 1975
Comments News and comment These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records May was generally a cold, wet month, with an interesting period between 8th and i ith as a depression moved east across Britain bringing rain and low cloud with east and north-east winds. Many...
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News and comment

01 September 1975
Comments News and comment Grants for nature conservation The Nature Conservancy Council announced on i ith August that it had just awarded 90 grants, totalling £50,000, to encourage nature conservation by voluntary bodies, local authorities and private individuals. The large...
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