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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Monthly marathon

01 January 2001
Comments Other Bearing in mind some of the more extraordinar y guesses submitted for previous photographs in this Monthly Marathon series, such as a Crimson-winged Finch Rhodopechys sanguinea that, to one contestant, looked like a Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata, it i...
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Notes

01 November 1988
Comments Notes Grey Heron ingesting junk O n 16th J u n e 1981, at West Sedgemoor, Somerset, I found a juvenile Grey Heron Ardea cinerea; extremely weak a n d almost prostate, it was easily caught. I took it to a nearby farm, where I was told that it had been seen in a ...
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Mystery photographs

01 March 1986
Comments Main paper The combination of small size (evident from the relative proportions of the eye, head and bill), blackish cap and ear-spot, and small, all-dark bill on the left-hand gull in last month's photograph (plate 50, repeated here) should have pointe...
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