Fifty years ago

01 June 1980
Comments Other 'ROOKS COLLECTING RUBBER OBJECTS. The Rooks (Corvus f. frugilegus) of Wanstead Park have a strange custom which may not have been brought before the notice of readers of British Birds. For more than twenty years they have been in the habit of collectin...
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Letters

01 November 1964
Comments Letters SIRS,--It would be interesting to know if the reports published in the popular Press earlier this year stating that large numbers of Rooks were making daily incursions to the Romney Marshes from the French coast, have ever been verified by a competent orn...
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The Building of A Rookery

01 January 1951
Comments Main paper OGILVIE OBSERVATIONS on Rook (Corvus frugilegus) behaviour during the incubation period and in winter have been recorded in previous issues of British Birds (antm, vol. xl, pp. 135-139, and xlii, pp. 65-68). The notes which follow are based on a study of...
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Letter

01 November 1946
Comments Letters S I R S , -- I have observed no less than twenty-three instances between February 27th and March 7th, 1946, where one Rook (Corvus f. frugUegus) was either in or standing upon t h e nest with two attendant Rooks perched close together a t some twelve t o ...
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