(Continued from page 229.) COMMON SNIPE Gallinago ccelestis (Frenzel). S. page 573. Weight.–Ninety shot in Shetland averaged 5.78 oz. Have been killed up to 7 | oz. (Ann. S.N.H., 1906, p. 53,…

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the fame of Thomas Pennant both as a naturalist and as an author, has suffered somewhat by the lapse of time, he nevertheless must ever hold a somewhat prominent position amongst the…

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been asked to write a few notes on my tame Snipe for BRITISH BIBDS, I cannot do better than relate his history from the beginning. He was hatched in my incubator on…

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Book reviews // 01.08.1908

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The Vertebrate Fauna of North Wales. By H . E. Forrest, LXXIV. 538 p p . Twenty-eight Plates and Map. Witherby & Co. 17s. 6d. net. (Birds, p p . 67–418.) T…

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Notes // 01.08.1908

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I HAVE read the article on ” Nestlings ” with interest, and if I may be allowed to express the wish, it is t h a t circumstances had permitted Mr. Pycraft…

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ON July 15th, 1907, a male ” Rufous Warbler ” was shot at Hythe, Kent, and sent to Mr. Bristow, of St. Leonards, where it was seen in the flesh by Dr….

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(Continued from page 184.) N O R T H E R N B U L L F I N C H Pyrrhula pyrrhula (L.). S. page 195. ” A considerable immigration of…

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As Wood-Pigeon diphtheria was so prevalent last winter in various parts of England, and excited some interest amongst sportsmen and ornithologists, a brief account of this disease may he acceptable to readers…

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THE year 1907 will rank as one of exceptional interest in the annals of Surrey ornithology, on account of three species of considerable rarity, namely, the Hen-Harrier (Circus cyaneus), Hobby (Falco subbuteo),…

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Book reviews // 01.07.1908

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Report on the Immigrations of Summer Residents in the Spring of 1907 : also Notes on the Migratory Movements during the Autumn of 1906. By the Committee appointed by the British Ornithologists’…

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