Reviews

01 October 1954
Comments Reviews Cheltenham and District Naturalists' Society. Report for 1951-1952. Obtainable from L. W. Hayward, 40 High Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham. 2s. 6d. WHILE we welcome this first printed bird report from Cheltenham for 1951 and 1952 we must look forward to far...
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01 August 1954
Comments Reviews Birds (in Hampshire, 1952). By Edwin Cohen. From Proc. Hampshire Field Club and Arch. Soc, vol. xviii, pt. 2 (1953). HAMPSHIRE is beyond question the weakest point in south coast ornithology, and, although Mr. Edwin Cohen in these two brief annotated list...
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01 August 1954
Comments Reviews The Heron. By Frank A. Lowe. (Collins, London, 1954). 18s. FROM the time of the Early Egyptians, as the author tells us, the Heron has been referred to in literature and represented in art. As a figure in mythology, an item of food usually in the luxury c...
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01 October 1953
Comments Reviews Birds of the Gauntlet. By H. von Michaelis. (Hutchinson, London, 1952). 84s. The author is a deservedly successful artist and writer, portraying in this book birds which he has known at close quarters. All, except a European Kestrel, are South African spe...
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Reviews

01 June 1953
Comments Reviews Twenty-fourth Report of the Devon Bird-Watching and Preservation Society, 1951. Recorder for birds--F.R.Smith. There are short reports on special enquiries : (a) Swift Migration.--Cold weather for 4 or 5 days in May caused such a remarkable disappearance...
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01 April 1953
Comments Reviews Cornwall Bird Watching and Preservation Society. Twenty-first Annual Report, 1951. Edited by B. H. Ryves, A. G. Parsons and H. M. Quick. T H I S report follows its usual make-up, with systematic notes split up over 3 sections ; there are also separate ta...
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01 March 1953
Comments Reviews Check-List of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Prepared b y the List Sub-Committee of the British Ornithologists' Union. (B.O.U., 1952). Obtainable from H. F. & G. Witherby, Ltd., 7s. 6d. This list is the result of work begun about 6 years ago. It ...
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Reviews

01 April 1952
Comments Reviews Proceedings of the Xth International Ornithological Congress, Uppsala, June, 1950. "(Almquist & Wicksell, Uppsala, Sweden, 1952. Price Sw. Kr. 35, or £2 8s. 3d. Obtainable direct from Prof. S. Horstadius, Zoologiska Institutionen, Uppsala). T H I S ...
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Notes

01 September 1946
Comments Notes THE habit of sun-bathing by passerine birds.is discussed in a note by T. S. Williams (antea, p. 152). As indicated in the Editorial comment thereto this is probably commoner than at first sight appears to be the case. To the list of species given I can a...
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Notes

01 December 1942
Comments Notes a short visit to Lundy in September, 1942, we identified a Lapland Bunting {Cakarius lapponicus) on the high barren area at the north end of the island on September ioth. The species has not previously been met with on Lundy, nor in the county of Devon. ...
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