Notes

01 April 1988
Comments Notes Pied-billed Grebe catching fish attracted by man. I was very interested in Dan Crawley's recent note (Brit. Birds 80: 72-73) describing how a Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus caught fish attracted by bread thrown to waterbirds. I had rather a sim...
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Reviews

01 February 1988
Comments Reviews T h i s book is a guide to the birds and their habitats of the counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex a n d C a m b r i d g e s h i r e . P e t e r a n d M a r g a r e t Clarke have c o m b i n e d their own extensive knowledge, gained from a lifetime's bird...
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Short Reviews

01 June 1986
Comments Reviews The Oxford Dictionary of Natural History. Edited by Michael Allaby. (OUP, 1985. £20.00) Despite three years at university studying botany, two studying zoology, and a further three researching in ecology, 90% of the words in this dictionary are still ...
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Reviews

01 May 1986
Comments Reviews Neotropical Omithology. Edited by P. A. Buckley, Mercedes S. Foster, Eugene S. Morton, Robert S. Ridgely and Francine C. Buckley. Ornithological Monographs No. 36. American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, 1985, 1,044 pages; eight colour plates; eigh...
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Notes

01 July 1985
Comments Notes Petrels eating contraceptives, polythene and plastic beads. As part of a more detailed study on the food and feeding ecology of the Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis, regurgitations from adults and chicks from colonies on the Firths of Forth and Clyd...
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Reviews

01 December 1974
Comments Reviews The Seabirds of Britain and Ireland. By S. Cramp, W. R. P. Bourne and D. Saunders. Collins, London, 1974. 287 pages; four colour and eight black-and-white plates; 32 maps, linedrawings. £3.50. This long-awaited book gives an excellent survey o...
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