World status of the Red Kite

01 May 1991
Comments Main paper A background to the experimental reintroduction to England and Scotland In 1989, the Nature Conservancy Council (NCC) and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) started a joint experimental programme to re-establi...
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Recent reports

01 May 1973
Comments News and comment These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records February 1973 was a mild, relatively dry month. There was a distinct change in the weather around 11th-12th when north-westerly winds brought snow over much of Britain. From about 16th to 1...
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News and comment

01 May 1973
Comments News and comment Restricting trade in endangered species One of the hazards threatening scarce animal and plant species has been the international, and usually commercial, trade in live specimens and in products from dead ones, such as skins and pelts. In an en...
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Letters

01 May 1973
Comments Letters The Moorhen's ability to remain submerged A recent note by R. W. Robson (Brit. Birds, 65: 299-300) and the appended editorial comment suggest that it is unusual for Moorhens Gallinula chloropus to submerge for long periods of time, especially w...
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Reviews

01 May 1973
Comments Reviews Waders in New Zealand. By Elaine Power. Collins, Auckland and London, 1972. 21 plates, with two-page key. £1.75. This book is the second in a series intended to present pleasant collections of bird portraits, so prompting a wider interest in t...
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