Notes

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 April 1984
Comments Notes Feeding behaviour of Storm Petrels. On a number of occasions during the period 26th July to 8th August 1980, we observed Storm Petrels Hydrobates pelagicus feeding 50-200 m off the point of Blananarragaun, Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork; on most days ther...
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01 May 1980
Comments Notes Bulwer's Petrel in Co. Cork On 3rd August 1975, during an evening seawatch in light mist from Blananarragaun, Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, I and several other observers, including I. Burrows, P. Campbell and S. Yeo, noticed an unfamiliar seabir...
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01 October 1975
Comments Notes Cormorants roosting on spire In the late summer and autumn of 1973 Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo regularly roosted on Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex. When this habit was first noted in mid-August only two birds were involved, but numbers gr...
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