Looking Back

01 August 1997
Comments Other One hundred years ago: 'Apparent Summer Appearance of the Shore Lark in Devonshire.--On the 14th inst. [August 1897], at about 4 p.m., I saw near Paignton, Devon, a bird which I think could be no other than Otocoris alpestris, the Shore Lark, an adult ...
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Monthly Marathon

01 August 1997
Comments Other The swimming gull Larus (plate 49) was named by competitors as Audouin's L. audouinii (33%), Herring L. argentatus (30%), Lesser Black-backed L. fuscus (25%), Yellow-legged L. cachinnans (6%), Common L. canus (4%) and Great Black-backed L. marinus (2%)...
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