Birds with abnormal bills

01 February 1962
Comments Open Access C L O S E C O R R E L A T I O N of the shape and size of a bird's bill with its feeding preferences has been demonstrated even within a species (see Lack 1947, Snow 1954). But individuals with bills differing considerably from the normal also occur, ev...
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Song Sparrow at Fair Isle

01 December 1959
Comments Open Access By PETER DAVIS and ROY H. DENNIS ON THE EVENING of 27th April 1959, R.H.D. found an unfamiliar small bird--"like a cross between a Hedge Sparrow and a bunting"-- skulking in a tangle of rusty barbed-wire near the derelict radarstation on Ward Hill, Fai...
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