Recent reports

01 October 1975
Comments News and comment These are largely unchecked reports, not authenticated records The beginning of June was exceptional with snow and northerly gales, but a long anticyclonic spell which followed brought dry, warm conditions to most parts. A Red-throated Diver Ga...
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News and comment

01 October 1975
Comments News and comment Mammals on Islands In an article in New Scientist for 21st August, Dr W. R. P. Bourne expresses concern about damage to the vegetation of small outlying islands by introduced herbivores. He contrasts the vigorous policy of the New Zealand ...
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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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Birds in action

01 October 1975
Comments Main paper Bird photographs used to consist mainly of rather static studies at the nest. Then there developed the technique of 'wait and see' photography from hides at likely feeding and drinking places. Now more powerful lenses and more adventurous techniques ha...
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Letter

01 December 1940
Comments Letters SIRS,--For some years past, Mr. Charles Oldham has regularly published observations on t h e midsummer movements of Swallows, House- and Sand-Martins and Swifts at t h e Tring and Elstree Reservoirs in t h e Transactions of the Herts Nat. Hist. Soc. An id...
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Notes

01 December 1940
Comments Notes DURING a visit to Achill Island from June 6th to 16th, 1938, I made records of species seen, and my observations may be of interest as a supplement to the paper by Mr. R. S. R. Fitter in the issue of British Birds for November, 1940. I covered most of th...
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