News and comment

01 December 2008
Comments News and comment The RSPB has confirmed what fieldworkers had already realised: that some of our seabirds had a catastrophic breeding season in northern Britain in 2008. Data from the RSPB's coastal reserves show that three species, Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla, Arctic T...
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Reviews

01 December 2008
Comments Reviews FRONTIERS IN BIRDING By Martin Garner and friends. BirdGuides Ltd, London, 2008. 192 pages; black-and-white illustrations. ISBN 978-1-898110-47-7. Paperback, £19.95. In my youth, I can remember embracing wholeheartedly a series of articles written by ...
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Letter

01 December 2008
Comments Letters We who learnt our migrants from the Witherby Handbook and post-war observatories were told to be patient when the target was our first `Greenland Wheatear' Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa. `None before the last third of April and most in May' was the sum o...
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Recent reports

01 November 1993
Comments News and comment This summary covers the period 13th September to 17th October 1993 These are unchecked reports, not authenticated records. SemipaJmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus First-winter plover showing some diagnostic features of this species at Bally...
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