Notes

01 March 2000
Comments Notes At 08.51 GMT on 19th October 1995, near Keyhaven, Hampshire, I noticed a Great Skua Catharacta skua in fierce pursuit of a Little Egret Egretta garzetta about 1 km away over nearby saltmarsh. The egret was soon seized by the left wing and tumbled into ...
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Monthly marathon

01 May 1995
Comments Other The rear view of March's wader (plate 38) provided no serious * problem for the three leaders (Jon Holt, Jakob Sunesen and Peter Sunesen), all of whom (as well as 59% of entrants) identified it as a Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii. Ot...
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The Fulmar 'wreck' of 1962

01 January 1975
Comments Main paper During the latter half of February 1962 numbers of dark-phase Fulmars Fulmarus glacialis were reported off various parts of Britain and many were subsequently found dead, mainly on the east coast of England. An appeal for information regarding dead Ful...
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