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Notes // 01.11.1908

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regularly in north a n d west Sussex, probably in the east of the county, where Dr. C. B . Ticehurst found a brood in 1906, and probably also in other parts…

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(Continued from page 334.) BLACK NECKED GREBE Podicipes nigricollis C. L. Brehm. S. page 723. OXFORDSHIRE.–A pair shot on a large pond near Bloxham on September 19th, 1899, were thought to have…

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time to time references have been made in the pages of B R I T I S H B I R D S * to the work of the various investigators who…

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I T is difficult to determine what position Thomas Bewick holds among the principal British ornithologists; it is difficult indeed to determine whether he was, in the strict sense of the word,…

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Notes // 01.11.1908

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AN article in the ” Field ” of December 21st, 1907 (p. 1109) describes the nesting of a Montagu’s Harrier in Surrey. The article, which is signed ” T. P.,” gives details…

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(Continued from page 322.) PURPLE HERON Ardea purpurea L. S. page 369. NORFOLK.–A young female is recorded as having been shot near Lowestoft about October 20th, 1899 (J. H. Gurney, Zool., 1900,…

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T H E idea t h a t our native avifauna has now been so thoroughly explored t h a t little of importance remains to be discovered, is, unfortunately, deeply rooted…

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T H E Little Owl (Athene noctua) cannot now be regarded as anything more than an introduced species in these islands owing to the fact that so many have been ” t…

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As the Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) has long since ceased to breed in this country, although it still frequently occurs from autumn to spring, it may be of interest to give the results…

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Notes // 01.10.1908

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T o compile a complete bibliography of a subject which has attracted so much attention for so m a n y years as the ornithology of this country would be a task…

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