Notes

01 April 2004
Comments Notes Little Grebes feeding in association with scuba diversMoorhen interspecific brood parasitismCanabalistic foraging by Common CootsNorthern Lapwing in aberrant plumageRecord numbers of wintering Richard’s Pipits in the Weste...
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Looking back

01 April 2004
Comments Other `TURTLE-DOVE BREEDING IN W. MERIONETH. S INCE publishing my Vert. Fauna N. Wales, I have obtained evidence that –­ as I then foretold –­ the Turtle-Dove (Streptopelia t. turtur) is gradually extending its range westwards. Still, all records up to...
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Conservation research news

01 April 2004
Comments News and comment Increasing populations of Red Kite Milvus milvus, Corn Crake Crex crex and Cirl Bunting Emberiza cirlus within the United Kingdom are rightly seen as conservation success stories, but unfortunately other species are not faring so well. Declining farmla...
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Looking back

01 April 2004
Comments Other `Semi-palmated Sandpiper in Norfolk.­­ On July 19th, 1953, an unusual wader was observed on Arnold's Marsh, Cley, Norfolk, by P. R. Clarke, who pointed it out to P. D. Kirky, and R. A. Richardson. It was subsequently watched for some hours at a f...
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Looking back

01 April 2004
Comments Other `GARGANEY IN SUSSEX IN WINTER. WHILE on the shore at Glyne Gap, between Bexhill and West St. Leonards, on February 3rd, 1929, a friend of mine, Mr. Barlow, found the remains of a small duck that had been badly mauled by Gulls, and the wing of a second....
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News and Comment

01 April 2004
Comments News and comment The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) has launched a high-profile public campaign to protect the Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus. This is the first-ever national campaign to raise public awareness of a specific wildlife crime ­ an acknowledgmen...
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Announcement

01 April 2004
Comments Editorials Subscribers tell us that they welcome the changes that have been made to BB in the last couple of years. This is reflected in the fact that the previous decline in number of subscribers has been halted. We want to do more, particularly in terms of expa...
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