Hybrid Great Tit x Blue Tit

01 April 2021
Comments Notes On 2nd February 2019, CE was mist-netting at a garden feeder near Hexham, in Northumberland, at a site where he has trapped in excess of 20,000 Great Tits Parus major and Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus (approximate ratio 1:2) since 1985. A...
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Conservation research news

01 February 2004
Comments News and comment The conflict between raptor conservation and the maintenance of high densities of grouse for shooting interests has often led to the suggestion that illegal use of poisoned baits to control predators is more likely to occur on grouse moors than in othe...
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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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Notes

01 January 1983
Comments Notes Use by seabirds of human fishing activities. Jeffery Boswall (Brit. Birds 70: 79-81) commented that little has been published on the use made by seabirds of human fishing activities. A main factor adduced by the late James Fisher (1952, The Fulmar) to ...
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Fifty Years ago

01 October 1979
Comments Other 'SPANISH GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER EATING YOUNG BLUE TITMICE. While in the Almoraima cork woods with Major W. M. Congreve on May 9th, 1890 we saw a male Spanish Great Spotted Woodpecker (Dryobates m. hispanus) go to a Spanish Blue Tit's nest in a c...
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