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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Notes

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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Notes

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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Notes

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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Fifty years ago

01 June 1980
Comments Other 'ROOKS COLLECTING RUBBER OBJECTS. The Rooks (Corvus f. frugilegus) of Wanstead Park have a strange custom which may not have been brought before the notice of readers of British Birds. For more than twenty years they have been in the habit of collectin...
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