Notes

01 January 2011
Comments Notes In mid November 2009, an unfamiliar marsh tern appeared at Al Wathba Lake, some 40 km east of Abu Dhabi, UAE. Among some 40 Whiskered Chlidonias hybrida and two White-winged Black Terns C. leucopterus, it was distinctly darker and appeared superfi- cially...
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Notes

01 July 2008
Comments Notes All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the a...
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Letters

01 December 2001
Comments Letters When watching House Martins Delichon urbica in 1967, I wrote in my notebook: `Is the mud for the structure of their nests carried on, rather than in, their beaks?'. My impression then was that the birds carried up the mud on the beak, and pressed it in...
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Notes

01 September 2001
Comments Notes It is well known that a staple component in the diet of European Honey-buzzards Pernis apivorus is social wasps (Vespidae), in particular their pupae and larvae... ...
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