Notes

01 November 2001
Comments Notes A recent paper dealing with the identification of Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca (Vinicombe 2000) included some discussion on hybrids between that species and Common Pochard A. ferina. Vinicombe's advice, that if a putative Ferruginous Duck shows any a...
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Monthly marathon

01 January 2001
Comments Other Bearing in mind some of the more extraordinar y guesses submitted for previous photographs in this Monthly Marathon series, such as a Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys sanguinea that, to one contestant, looked like a Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata, it i...
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Mystery photographs

01 March 1986
Comments Main paper The combination of small size (evident from the relative proportions of the eye, head and bill), blackish cap and ear-spot, and small, all-dark bill on the left-hand gull in last month's photograph (plate 50, repeated here) should have pointe...
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