Hybrid Great Tit x Blue Tit

01 April 2021
Comments Notes On 2nd February 2019, CE was mist-netting at a garden feeder near Hexham, in Northumberland, at a site where he has trapped in excess of 20,000 Great Tits Parus major and Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus (approximate ratio 1:2) since 1985. A...
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Notes

01 May 1980
Comments Notes Bulwer's Petrel in Co. Cork On 3rd August 1975, during an evening seawatch in light mist from Blananarragaun, Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, I and several other observers, including I. Burrows, P. Campbell and S. Yeo, noticed an unfamiliar seabir...
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Notes

01 January 1979
Comments Notes Success of artificial island nest-sites for divers  The breeding success of divers Gavia in south mainland Argyll has been very poor For some years (e.g. one young from eight pairs): too low to ensure maintenance of the populatio...
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Notes

01 February 1976
Comments Notes Peregrine and Raven possibly contaminated by Fulmar oil With reference to R. A. Broad's paper on Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis oil contamination (Brit. Birds, 67: 297-301), the following observations of possible oiling may be of interest. On 10th J...
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Notes

01 November 1975
Comments Notes Greenshank taking fish During the late afternoon of 14th July 1974 we were watching several species of waders feeding at North Point gravel pit near Rye, East Sussex. Among the group was a Greenshank Tringa nebularia and, using a telescope, we ...
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Notes

01 October 1975
Comments Notes Cormorants roosting on spire In the late summer and autumn of 1973 Cormorants Phalacrocorax carbo regularly roosted on Chichester Cathedral, West Sussex. When this habit was first noted in mid-August only two birds were involved, but numbers gr...
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