Notes

01 April 2000
Comments Notes On several dates between 7th May and 1st June 1995, in my garden in Wilmslow, Cheshire, I observed interesting behaviour by House Sparrows Passer domesticus.Typically, a sparrow would follow about 5 cm behind a group of Common Starlings Sturnus vulgari...
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House Sparrows down coal mines

01 August 1980
Comments Main paper The House Sparrow Passer domesticus is unique among birds in its close association with man. It is regularly to be found living in large buildings such as railway stations, factories, breweries and stores. There is normally ready access to such buildin...
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Movements of House Sparrows

01 December 1956
Comments Main paper T H E migration of birds--the routes they take, the means by which they orient themselves and reach their destination--is at present receiving' considerable attention. The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is generally considered to be a sedentary bird an...
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Letters

01 December 1955
Comments Letters Further remarks on discoloration in House Sparrows Sirs,--The observations of C. J. O. Harrison (Brit. Birds, 56: 296-297) on 'industrial' discoloration in House Sparrows (Passer domesticus) and other birds prompt us to record information on an allied pro...
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Letters

01 September 1953
Comments Letters SIRS,--In the Vosges mountains in France during the first World War earthenware pots especially designed for sparrows to nest in were to be seen on the walls of a great many farms and I have no doubt the practice still persists. These served a double purp...
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Letters

01 July 1953
Comments Letters SIRS,--At a meeting held in Aberdaron on March 7th, 1953, a committee was formed to establish a permanent observatory on the island of Bardsey. The position of the Island, at the very tip of the Lleyn Peninsula, makes it an ideal site for the study of bir...
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