a recent number of B R I T I S H B I R D S * Mr. W. P. Pycraft contributed a highly stimulating paper on the subject of nests, with…

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as occurring during acorn or beech-mast years, though the causa morbi has not been so generally understood. I n B R I T I S H B I R D S (Vol….

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.03.1908

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The Birds of Kent. By William J. Davis. Map and one illustration. J. & W. Davis, Dartford. 1907. 6s. net. T H E county of Kent is of such importance ornithologically, that…

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Notes

Notes // 01.03.1908

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HATING seen some Yellow Wagtails (Motacilla raii) earlier in the year, in a water meadow by the Kennet, near Marlborough, I went again to look for them at the end of last…

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ON the evening of Tuesday, June 4th, of this year (1907), a Sardinian Warbler, Sylvia melanocephala (Grmel.) was brought to me in the flesh, for identification, by Mr. Gr. Bristow, taxidermist, of…

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On February 8th, 1895, whilst hunting wild goats on the Maimun Dagh, Asia Minor, I saw an Eagle, disturbed by some wood cutters, fly off a nest built on the decayed top…

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ornithologists will doubtless remember the announcements which appeared in several papers during the winter of 1904-05 relative to the supposed occurrence of an adult Pacific Eider drake (Somateria v-nigrum) in Orkney waters….

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who takes an interest in the birds of this country will have the greatest satisfaction in learning that the Ruff, so long lost to Norfolk as a breeding bird, has once more…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.02.1908

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The British Warblers–A History, with Problems of their Lives. By H. Eliot Howard, F.Z.S., M.B.O.U. Parts I. and II. Coloured and photogravure plates. (R. H. Porter.) 21s. net per part. work promises…

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Notes

Notes // 01.02.1908

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WHILE spending the Whitsun holidays on Hickling Broad I had the good fortune to inspect two nests of the Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus) and the following notes thereon may prove of interest….

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