Notes

01 February 2001
Comments Notes At 17.45 hours on 20th March 1995, at East Hyde on the River Lea, 3.2 km north of Batford, Hertfordshire, I observed an immature Grey Heron Ardea cinerea perched on a branch of an Alder Alnus glutinosa, the only tree along that stretch of the river. Ow...
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Letter

01 June 1997
Comments Letters A pair of unstreaked Acrocephalus warblers nested in Orkney in 1993 (Adam & Meek 1994; Ogilvie et al. 1996). Based on (1) comparison of measurements with Walinder et al. (1988), (2) the birds' general coloration and (3) the comparative frequency of...
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Letters

01 February 1992
Comments Letters Status of Marsh Warbler in Norway Kelsey et al. (1989), in their interesting paper on the Marsh Warbler Acrocephalus palustris in Britain, summarised the species' northward expansion into the St Petersburg region and in Finland and Sweden, but made no ...
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Notes

01 November 1988
Comments Notes Grey Heron ingesting junk O n 16th J u n e 1981, at West Sedgemoor, Somerset, I found a juvenile Grey Heron Ardea cinerea; extremely weak a n d almost prostate, it was easily caught. I took it to a nearby farm, where I was told that it had been seen in a ...
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Notes

01 December 1984
Comments Notes Grey Heron parents attending grounded nestlings. In my monograph on the Grey Heron Ardea cinerea (1954, The Heron), I stated of young blown from the treetops that 'If in crashing the bird breaks a leg or wing it will not survive long, but if uninjured ...
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