Notes

01 June 1939
Comments Notes THE recent note about Blackbirds (Turius m. merula) feeding on small fish (antea, Vol. XXXII, p. 397) recalls to me that six or seven years ago I watched a pair take repeatedly small tadpoles from a shallow bay of the Little Exe, above Dulverton. Both bir...
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The Flocking of immature Herons

01 April 1939
Comments Main paper IT has been suggested to the writer that some notes which he took chiefly in 1935, concerning summer flocking of the Common Heron (Ardea c. cinerea) should be put on record. They would have been published before, if it had not been intended to collect fur...
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An Index of Heron Population

01 April 1935
Comments Main paper WHEN the " British Birds Census of Heronries Report " was published in 1929 it was recommended that another complete census of British heronries should be taken not later than about 1940, if the full advantages of the 1928 Census were to be reaped. On the...
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Letters

01 September 1934
Comments Letters SIRS,--With reference to the extremely interesting article by Lieut.Col. and Mrs. B. H . Ryves on the breeding-habits of the Corn-Bunting as observed in north Cornwall (Vol. X X V I I I . , pp. 2-26) and Mr. John Walpole-Bond's detailed study of the Susse...
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Notes

01 January 1932
Comments Notes SOME Waxwings (Bombycilla ^arrulus) have reached Norfolk during the last few weeks. On November 3rd, 1931, one was picked up alive at Kelling, under telegraph wires, by the local police constable, but it died and was unfortunately taken by a cat. Some wi...
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Notes

01 August 1931
Comments Notes ON June 2nd, 1931, I was able to identify an Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana) on Skokholm. As it was in an exhausted state I was able to examine it from within three yards, as it rested in a niche of my garden wall. The small, reddisri bill was unmis...
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