Notes

01 June 2007
Comments Notes Slavonian Grebe breeding with Great Crested Grebe Puffin with exceptionally heavy tick infestation Eurasian Sparrowhawk attacking Soprano Pipistrelle bat Reed Warbler apparently using willow-bark pieces in nest construction ...
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Seventy-five years ago

01 February 2006
Comments Other That the number of Great Crested Grebes (Podiceps c. cristatus) nesting in some parts of England is largely determined by the frequency of nesting sites of a certain type can, I think, be proved from the remarkable rapidity they show in coloni...
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Announcement

01 October 2001
Comments Editorials Thanks to the generosity of well-known artist and staunch BB-supporter Ian Wallace, BB is delighted to offer its subscribers the opportunity to purchase this fantastic DIMW original, featuring European Golden Plovers Pluvialis apricaria and No...
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Notes

01 April 1986
Comments Notes Juvenile-plumaged Great Crested Grebe in spring. From 27th April to 10th May 1984, a Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus present at Llanishen and Lisvane Reservoirs, South Glamorgan, was in juvenile plumage, showing the characteristic black-and-whit...
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Throat-touching by grebes

01 December 1979
Comments Main paper Prinzinger (1974) described and figured an enigmatic 'breast-looking' movement ('das Vor-die-Brust-Schauen') of the Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis, the function of which he could not determine even though observing it at close range. Shortly a...
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