(Continued from page 27.) COMMON SHELD-DUCK Tadorna cornuta (S. G. Gm.). S. page 419. NOEFOLK.–A satisfactory increase is recorded in the Lynn and Hunstanton districts (J. H. Gurney, Zool., 1903, p. 130)….

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CAMDEN (1551-1623), the celebrated author of ” B r i t a n n i a ” (London, 1586, 1 vol., 8vo), at the conclusion of the ” Account of Cornwall,” contained…

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IN the first number of this Magazine Mr. Howard Saunders gave the history of those birds which have been added to the British List since the publication in 1899 of his well-known…

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IN the first number of this Magazine (see page 23), Dr. Sclater asks for information about the British Willow Tit, which he calls a SUPPOSED new British Tit. Like all the wider…

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THE death of Professor Newton, which took place at Cambridge on the 7th of June last, creates a void in the ranks of British Ornithologists which it will be impossible to fill….

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Notes

Notes // 01.01.1908

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A N Aquatic Warbler (Acrocephalus aquaticus) was killed a t the Eddystone Lighthouse, off Cornwall, on October 11th, 1907, and a wing sent for identification. Q -g TICEHURST W H I T…

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(Continued from Vol. L, page 350.) FLAMINGO Phcenicopterus roseus Pall. S. page 395. [On November 22nd, 1902, a Flamingo was shot on the Wash ; on November 5th, 1904, another was seen…

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There are three means of identification–(1) the eggs themselves ; (2) the down found in the nests ; (3) the feathers which are generally mixed with the down. The last provides by…

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O N April 1st, 1908, an example of one of the ” Dovelike Fulmars ” was found dead under a tree near Tarporley, Cheshire, b y a man who attends the weekly…

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(circa 1500–1568). THE history of British ornithology may be said to commence from the time of William Turner, famous both as a naturalist and an author. Born just 400 years ago, this…

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