Notes

01 April 1958
Comments Notes Fish-hook in Heron's pellet.--In March 1956 Tom Schutte brought me the pellet of a Heron (Ardea cinerea) that he had found on the 4th of that month, by the River Beane at Waterford, Hertfordshire. It was composed almost entirely of fur (? W a t e r Vole, ...
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01 February 1957
Comments Notes Snipe with abnormal bill.--On 25Ü1 July 1956, at Crook, near Kendal, Westmorland, I took a photograph (see plate 16) of a female Snipe (Capella gallinago) with an up-curved bill. The bird was incubating four eggs in a grass tussock in low-lying, swampy...
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01 January 1957
Comments Notes Group-display of Smews.--On 5th February 1956, at Swithland Reservoir, Leicestershire, I watched a form of social display in a group of Smews (Mergus albellus) consisting of three males and two females, for a period of about half an hour, just before dusk...
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01 April 1955
Comments Notes in The Handbook to the behaviour of flocks of Coot (Fulica atra) when attacked by birds of prey. On n t h January 1953, at Cannock Reservoir, Staffordshire, I witnessed the same behaviour when a Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) dived over a scattered flock...
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01 December 1954
Comments Notes Co. Wexford.--Following a period of easterly winds in May, 1953, several notable rarities occurred at Great Saltee, Co. Wexford. Among these were two additions to the Irish List--a Nightingale (Luscinia megarhyncha) and a Tawny Pipit (Anthns campestris), ...
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01 November 1954
Comments Notes known that the Heron {Ardea cinerea) frequently eats eels, but there are probably few photographs in existence showing - the nestling's capacity to swallow them. The photograph reproduced on plate 65 was taken at Noorden, Holland, on May 1st, iqj4,. when ...
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