Letters

01 February 2010
Comments Letters The recent paper by Richard Broughton (Brit. Birds 102: 604-616) summarised a welcome analysis of the relative importance of the various criteria used to separate Willow Poecile montana and Marsh Tits P. palustris. We consider, however, that the con- clus...
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Conservation research news

01 February 2004
Comments News and comment The conflict between raptor conservation and the maintenance of high densities of grouse for shooting interests has often led to the suggestion that illegal use of poisoned baits to control predators is more likely to occur on grouse moors than in othe...
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Letters

01 November 1990
Comments Letters Sexual dimorphism of Marsh Tit. Both Gosler & King (1989) and Nilsson & Smith (1988) have recently reported sexual dimorphism in the intensity of the black of the cap on Marsh Tits Parus palustris (adults and first-years), males having markedly...
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Fifty years agoÉ

01 April 1981
Comments Main paper 'FIELD-REFLECTIONS ON THE NESTING, SONGS AND CRIES OF THE BRITISH MARSH- AND WILLOW-TITMICE . . . The "Willow's" utterances are utterly unlike those of its cousin . . . to me at any rate, it resembles a cross between the jug of the Nightingale and the ...
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