Notes

01 September 1941
Comments Notes A NEST of this bird (Muscicapa s. striata) was begun on May 27th, 1941 on the top of a nesting-box in an alcove of my house in Bucks, but was later abandoned, owing probably to the nesting material slipping off the smooth lid. The Flycatchers then turned...
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01 September 1940
Comments Notes EARLY in May, 1940, a pair of Crossbills (Loxia c. curvirostra) were seen about a garden near Woking and on the n t h both male and female were watched feeding a recently fledged brood, which was later found to number five young. On the 13th the male bro...
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01 November 1939
Comments Notes FOR some seven years I have marked Chaffinches (Fringilla c. gengleri) frequenting my garden with coloured rings for identification. One pair so marked mated and fed young in a copse opposite my gate in June, 1937. In the spring of 1938 the same pair nes...
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01 November 1937
Comments Notes W E have received the following notes additional to those already published on this subject (cf. antea, p. 149). KENT.--A bird which from the description appeared to be an immature female was seen by Mr. J. R. Tart at Dungeness early in June. SUSSEX.--A ...
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01 October 1936
Comments Notes reference to the note on Jays (Garrulus glandarius) seen by Lt.-Col. R. N. Thompson coming in from the sea at Fairlight Cove, Sussex, on May 22nd, 1936 (quoted antea p. 80) I saw a flock of nine Jays at the same place on the morning of May 17th, 1936. Th...
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01 August 1936
Comments Notes A NEST of a Carrion-Crow (Corvus c. corone) in a willow tree in Walland Marsh, Kent, had a clutch of eggs which was taken on April 12th, 1936. On May 17th, the nest contained another clutch of eggs which were exactly like the first. The nest did not appe...
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01 March 1936
Comments Notes IN view of the recent notes concerning the influx of Jays into Hampshire during the autumn of 1935, it may be of interest to report that in the Layer Marney district--between Col chester and Maldon, Essex--they have been unusually scarce this winter (Oct...
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01 December 1934
Comments Notes DURING the last week in May, 1934, a pair of Spotted Flycatchers (Muscicapa s. striata) built a nest in a cleft of a climbing rose tree growing against the wall of our house in Norfolk. On May 31st this nest contained four eggs, which were taken. On June...
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01 July 1929
Comments Notes As a result of information given them by the late Mr. Good of Westport, that the Yellow Wagtail (Motacilla f. rayi) nested extensively on Mask and Carra, the late Robert Warren and Mr. Williams of Dublin proceeded in 1893 to investigate, with the results...
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