Reviews

01 June 1971
Comments Reviews Les Oiseaux du Proche et du Moyen Orient. By F. Hue and R.-D. Etchecopar. N. Boubee et Cie, Paris, 1970. 952 pages; 32 colour and 2 black-and-white plates and 356 line-drawings by Paul Barruel; 429 distribution maps; 2 end-maps. Fr 220.00. The two disting...
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Notes

01 June 1971
Comments Notes Black Terns feeding over dry land Recent notes (Brit. Birds, 62: 282; 63: 34; 64: 32-33) have suggested that Black Terns Chlidonias niger feed over non-aquatic habitats more commonly than the published records indicate. This is certainly borne out by obse...
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Notes on Nesting Nightjars

01 July 1957
Comments Main paper THE following observations were made in late June and early July 1952-56, round Westleton in Suffolk, where Nightjars (Caprimulgus europaeus) breed not uncommonly on sandy heaths similar to those where I studied the species fifty miles N . N . W . , round...
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Letters

01 July 1957
Comments Letters T H E C O L L E C T I O N O F R E C O R D S F O R ANALYSIS S I R S , -- Y o u r correspondent, Mr. T. C. Smout, raises issues of fundamental importance (antea, vol. xlix, pp. 287-288). If a paper is put forward for publication in a scientific form and pur...
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Reviews

01 July 1957
Comments Reviews By MICHAEL LISTER. (Phoenix House, London, 1956). 256 pages. 45s. IT IS curious that The Bird Watcher's Reference Book should have appeared at about the same time as The Ornithologists' Guide (see antea, vol. xlix, p p . 504-505). Both have developed ind...
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Notes

01 July 1957
Comments Notes 1956, a female Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) wearing a British Museum ring (941642) was recaptured in the decoy a t Slimbridge, Gloucestershire. She was accompanied by four ducklings, estimated to be four or five days old. This female was marked at Slimbri...
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