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 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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Throat-touching by grebes

01 December 1979
Comments Main paper Prinzinger (1974) described and figured an enigmatic 'breast-looking' movement ('das Vor-die-Brust-Schauen') of the Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis, the function of which he could not determine even though observing it at close range. Shortly a...
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Fifty Years ago

01 November 1979
Comments Other From 'THE BEHAVIOUR OF STARLINGS IN WINTER' by V. C. Wynne-Edwards: 'It is recommended that no steps be taken to destroy Starlings wholesale by poison gas or other efficient means before their local economic status is properly examined . . Ow...
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