Notes

01 February 1989
Comments Notes Early wing moult of Eiders. During hard weather in January 1985, there was an influx of Eiders Somateria mollissima into the eastern River Swale, Kent, up to about 150 remaining throughout the spring and summer. O n 4th M a y 1985, C. E. Wheeler a...
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01 November 1942
Comments Notes SOMETIME ago my attention was attracted by the curious behaviour of a pair of Carrion-Crows (Corvus c. corone). They were on a house in one of the new housing estates near London, and were engaged in Walking or half-running up and down the sloping roof w...
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Notes

01 February 1939
Comments Notes IT is a well-known fact that the Moustached Warbler (Lusciniola m. melanofogon) often builds its nest among reeds under the knots made by fishermen tying reeds together in Hungary, as stated in The Handbook of British Birds (Vol. II, p. 30). On a visit t...
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01 July 1937
Comments Notes (Regulus i. ignicapillus).--The skin of one picked up on Clifton Downs, Bristol, in the autumn of 1914 is in the Bristol Museum collections. It has only rarely been recorded from Gloucestershire. NORTHERN WILLOW-WARBLER (Phylloscopus trochilus acredula)....
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01 April 1929
Comments Notes IN previous notes in British Birds on egg-daubing by the Jackdaw {Colceus m. spermologus) I can find no record of first and second layings of the same bird in the same season having been found bedaubed: so the following instance may be of interest. The f...
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