Notes

01 March 2006
Comments Notes All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the a...
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Letters

01 March 2006
Comments Letters When Garner (2005) reviewed the `Fair Isle sandpiper' (FIS), his reasoning that the bird was not a Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri seemed compelling. It is not possible for statistics to prove that the bird was one species or another, since it deals o...
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Notes

01 November 2001
Comments Notes A recent paper dealing with the identification of Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca (Vinicombe 2000) included some discussion on hybrids between that species and Common Pochard A. ferina. Vinicombe's advice, that if a putative Ferruginous Duck shows any a...
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Announcement

01 November 2001
Comments Editorials David Christie, who has been closely involved with British Birds for almost thirty years, has decided to reduce his work commitments, and will retire as BB's Assistant Editor in April 2002. David's contribution to the journal has been truly en...
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The Carl Zeiss Award 2001

01 November 2001
Comments Main paper The British Birds Rarities Committee, established in 1959, has been supported and sponsored by Carl Zeiss Ltd, the renowned German optical company, since 1983 (Brit. Birds 76: 475). To encourage the submission of photographs, as supporting evidence to ...
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