Notes

01 February 2001
Comments Notes At 17.45 hours on 20th March 1995, at East Hyde on the River Lea, 3.2 km north of Batford, Hertfordshire, I observed an immature Grey Heron Ardea cinerea perched on a branch of an Alder Alnus glutinosa, the only tree along that stretch of the river. Ow...
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01 February 2000
Comments Notes At 11.55 hours on 10th November 1995, at the Remolar-Filipines Reserve on the Llobregat Delta, Barcelona, Spain, we recorded what seemed to be a co-ordinated attack by three species of raptor on a subadult female Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis. Th...
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01 November 1986
Comments Notes Squacco Heron eating passerines. On 11th April 1984, at Eilat, Israel, I watched a Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides catching passerines in a field of alfalfa. In one hour of only intermittent observation, three birds were seen to be caught and swallowed...
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01 October 1986
Comments Notes Egret in mid Atlantic. On 21 st November 1984,1 was on board HMS Sirius sailing from Newfoundland, Canada, to Plymouth, Devon. When about 1,500 km west of Cornwall, at approximately 50°N, an egret Egretta Bubulcus circled strongly around the ship for ...
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01 August 1985
Comments Notes Pink-footed Geese feeding on school playing-fields. During the exceptionally severe winter of 1981/82, unprecedented numbers of Pink-footed Geese Anser brachyrhynchus were present on the southwest Lancashire and north Merseyside feeding grounds, notabl...
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