Notes

01 June 2007
Comments Notes Slavonian Grebe breeding with Great Crested Grebe Puffin with exceptionally heavy tick infestation Eurasian Sparrowhawk attacking Soprano Pipistrelle bat Reed Warbler apparently using willow-bark pieces in nest construction ...
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Seventy-five years ago

01 February 2006
Comments Other That the number of Great Crested Grebes (Podiceps c. cristatus) nesting in some parts of England is largely determined by the frequency of nesting sites of a certain type can, I think, be proved from the remarkable rapidity they show in coloni...
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Notes

01 February 2001
Comments Notes At 17.45 hours on 20th March 1995, at East Hyde on the River Lea, 3.2 km north of Batford, Hertfordshire, I observed an immature Grey Heron Ardea cinerea perched on a branch of an Alder Alnus glutinosa, the only tree along that stretch of the river. Ow...
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Notes

01 April 1986
Comments Notes Juvenile-plumaged Great Crested Grebe in spring. From 27th April to 10th May 1984, a Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus present at Llanishen and Lisvane Reservoirs, South Glamorgan, was in juvenile plumage, showing the characteristic black-and-whit...
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Notes

01 August 1985
Comments Notes Pink-footed Geese feeding on school playing-fields. During the exceptionally severe winter of 1981/82, unprecedented numbers of Pink-footed Geese Anser brachyrhynchus were present on the southwest Lancashire and north Merseyside feeding grounds, notabl...
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Notes

01 January 1981
Comments Notes Little Egrets with green legs and feet On 9th August 1980, at Porto Lago, Greece, J . I. Blincow and I noticed two Little Egrets Egretta garzetta exhibiting unusual coloration of'legs and feet. Resting upon a concrete groyne and in co...
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