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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The Fulmar 'wreck' of 1962

01 January 1975
Comments Main paper During the latter half of February 1962 numbers of dark-phase Fulmars Fulmarus glacialis were reported off various parts of Britain and many were subsequently found dead, mainly on the east coast of England. An appeal for information regarding dead Ful...
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Letters

01 September 1974
Comments Letters Melanism in shearwaters and auksSince Bryan L. Sage (Brit. Birds, 65: 527) comments on the supposed rarity of melanism in Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus and indeed the Procellariiformes in general, it may be worth pointing out that a dark sp...
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