Essential reference books

01 June 1995
Comments Main paper Every birdwatcher needs a personal ornithological reference library consisting of at least a few books, in addition to field guides concerned solely with bird identification. We have obtained the independent, expert, personal opinions of the ten members o...
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Looking Back

01 June 1995
Comments Other Twenty-five years ago, in June 1970, 'The "bird of the month" for many observers must have been Quail Coturnix coturnix, about 35 being found in the Bristol area alone and the total number reported exceeding 100. The main concentrations appear to have bee...
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Obituary: Ian Prestt (1929-1995)

01 June 1995
Comments Obituaries Ian Prestt CBE (1929-1995) For several years, Ian Prestt and I lived about a mile apart. One evening, he telephoned me and told me that a local man had found what he thought were Hobbies Falco subbuteo with flying young. I was sceptical, knowing that ther...
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European news

01 June 1995
Comments Main paper This regular six-monthly feature summarises information for the whole of Europe (and some adjacent parts of the Western Palearctic) and has officially been adopted by the Association of European Rarities Committees for publication of compilations of major...
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Announcements

01 June 1995
Comments Editorials Up to 20% off all Princeton University Press paperback field guides: Beehler, Pratt & Zimmerman Birds of New Guinea SAVE £7.00 £28.00 mraAField Guide to Birds of the USSR SAVE £5.00 £21.50 Hilty & Brown A Guide to the Birds of Colo...
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Essential reference books

01 June 1995
Comments Main paper Every birdwatcher needs a personal ornithological reference library consisting of at least a few books, in addition to field guides concerned solely with bird identification. We have obtained the independent, expert, personal opinions of the ten member...
Read More

Looking Back

01 June 1995
Comments Other Twenty-five years ago, in June 1970, 'The "bird of the month" for many observers must have been Quail Coturnix coturnix, about 35 being found in the Bristol area alone and the total number reported exceeding 100. The main concentrations appear to have ...
Read More

Obituary: Ian Prestt (1929-1995)

01 June 1995
Comments Obituaries Ian Prestt CBE (1929-1995) For several years, Ian Prestt and I lived about a mile apart. One evening, he telephoned me and told me that a local man had found what he thought were Hobbies Falco subbuteo with flying young. I was sceptical, knowing that t...
Read More

European news

01 June 1995
Comments Main paper This regular six-monthly feature summarises information for the whole of Europe (and some adjacent parts of the Western Palearctic) and has officially been adopted by the Association of European Rarities Committees for publication of compilations of ma...
Read More

Announcements

01 June 1995
Comments Editorials Up to 20% off all Princeton University Press paperback field guides: Beehler, Pratt & Zimmerman Birds of New Guinea SAVE £7.00 £28.00. Flint. Field Guide to Birds of the USSR SAVE £5.00 £21.50 Hilty & Brown A Guide to the Birds of Colombia ...
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