Letters

01 March 1998
Comments Letters The lead story in November's 'News and comment' on 'Kittiwake versus Great Skua' (Brit. Birds 90: 530) suggested that predation by Great Skuas (Bonxies) Catharacta skua on Kittiwakes Rissa tridactyla is a recent phenomenon. Not so! Bonxies killing and ...
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Letters

01 December 1995
Comments Letters The theme of the British Ornithologists' Union's 1995 Annual Conference (organised jointly with the UK Joint Nature Conservation Committee) was 'Feral and Introduced Birds'. It became apparent from the papers presented at the Conference that a variety ...
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Letters

01 December 1988
Comments Letters The identity of 'Mystery photograph 97'. In the light of 25 years' experience in studying Aythya hybrids, I do not consider that the bird in mystery photograph 97 {Brit Birds 77: plate 254; 78: plate 19; 81: plate 343) is a Tufted Duck A. fuligula X Po...
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