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 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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Notes

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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Notes

01 February 1963
Comments Notes T H E following two records of marked Starlings have so far not been published except in t h e German reports :-- Vog. Rossitten No. 108 : marked in the nest on J u n e 10th, 1909, a t Lisden, near Wolmar, Livonia, Russia. Obtained about March 20th, 1911...
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Letters

01 June 1958
Comments Letters S I R S , -- U n d e r the above title (anlea, vol. L, p p . 432-434), R. Hewson has usefully drawn attention to the aerobatics-- familiar in individuals--that are sometimes performed by flocks of Ravens (Corvus corax) and has discussed questions suggeste...
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A Raven Roost in Devon

01 January 1956
Comments Main paper A T least one large roost of Ravens (Corvus corax) has been reported in Scotland and another in W a l e s . In W . Cornwall there was one in 1945 and 1946 near an abnormally liberal food supply. In October the number of Ravens using this roost was between...
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