Notes

01 January 2011
Comments Notes In mid November 2009, an unfamiliar marsh tern appeared at Al Wathba Lake, some 40 km east of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Among some 40 Whiskered Chlidonias hybrida and two White-winged Black Terns C. leucopterus, it was distinctly darker and appeared superfi- cially...
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Notes

01 September 2001
Comments Notes It is well known that a staple component in the diet of European Honey-buzzards Pernis apivorus is social wasps (Vespidae), in particular their pupae and larvae... ...
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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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