THE published descriptions of the singular habits of the Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus hyperboreus) being somewhat meagre and inadequate, I thought that a few observations which I was able to m a t…

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IN the death of Howard Saunders ornithology has lost one of the keenest intellects and most devoted workers–and these number not a few–that have adorned our branch of science; while many of…

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Notes

Notes // 01.06.1908

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WOOD-PIGEON ” D I P H T H E R I A / ‘ N O T the least of the aims of B R I T I S H B I…

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So much has been written on the subject of the Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) that one might suppose nothing more remains to be recorded; yet the following notes, based on observations of…

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colouring of the inside of the mouths of nestling birds in BRITISH BIRDS for October, 1907, I determined, if possible, to make some observations during the following spring; the more so, as…

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OF all the books which have been written on British birds not one, as yet, has dealt satisfactorily with the question of the sequence of plumages and, so far as I know,…

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has described* the nesting habits of the Marsh-Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris) so admirably t h a t perhaps little t h a t is new can be added to his observations. Nevertheless, the…

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naturalist. The romantic wildness of their situation, their difficulty of access, a n d the strange manners and customs of their sequestered population, have all appealed strongly to the curious inquirer, and…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.06.1908

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The Birds of Yorkshire, by T. H. Nelson, M.B.O.U., with the co-operation of W. Eagle Clarke, E.R.S.E., and E. Boyes. 2 Vols. Illustrated. Brown & Sons. 25s. net. SINCE Yorkshire is the…

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Notes

Notes // 01.06.1908

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I HATE been much interested in Mr. H . Saunders’ and Messrs. Witherby and Ticehurst’s papers in BRITISH BIRDS on ” Additions since 1899 ” to the British Bird List. I should…

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