Notes

01 March 2005
Comments Notes Little Grebe swallowing small mammal Cream-coloured Courser showing feeding attachement to desert road Exceptional numbers of Oriental Plovers in southern Siberia in 2003 Ruffs feeding on contents of Giraffe's stomach Ta...
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Monthly marathon

01 December 2000
Comments Other It's a Ruff Philomachus pugnax, isn't it? October's Monthly Marathon picture (plate 300, repeated here as plate 363) is one that I expect many people will have recognised instantly without necessarily being able to put their finger on exactly ...
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Notes

01 February 2000
Comments Notes At 11.55 hours on 10th November 1995, at the Remolar-Filipines Reserve on the Llobregat Delta, Barcelona, Spain, we recorded what seemed to be a co-ordinated attack by three species of raptor on a subadult female Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis. Th...
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Monthly marathon

01 September 1994
Comments Other The two birds shown in plate 94 were named as White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons (37%), Bean Geese A. fabalis (35%), Pink-footed Geese A. brachyrhynchus (14%), Greylag Geese A. anser (8%) and Lesser White-fronted Geese A. erythropus (6%), wi...
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Notes

01 November 1986
Comments Notes Squacco Heron eating passerines. On 11th April 1984, at Eilat, Israel, I watched a Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides catching passerines in a field of alfalfa. In one hour of only intermittent observation, three birds were seen to be caught and swallowed...
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