W R I T I N G in 1899 Mr. Saunders stated that the Goldfinch had undoubtedly decreased in numbers during the previous half century in England, while beyond the border it…

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IN setting down what I know of the Irish colony of the Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropm hyperborem), I regret that my experience of collectors, both of birds’ eggs and skins, compels me to…

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VABIOXJS theories are held about soaring. Those who are prepared to treat mathematics and mathematicians with contempt maintain t h a t a uniform horizontal wind is capable of lifting a bird…

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Book reviews // 01.05.1908

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How to Attract and Protect Wild Birds. By Martin Hiesemann. Translated by Emma S. Buchheim, with an introduction by Her Grace the Duchess of Bedford. (Witherby & Co.) Illustrated. Is. 6d. net….

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Notes // 01.05.1908

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EARTHENWARE bottles of the form shown in the accompanying photograph were in common use on the barns and other farm buildings in K e n t and Sussex a century ago. They…

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(Continued from page 129.) BAILLON’S CRAKE Porzana bailloni (Vieill). ESSEX.–One was caught by a dog near Dagenham on October 3rd, 1874, and is now in the museum of the Essex Field Club…

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wandering about soon after dawn on the morning of May 8th, I came across one of the most amusing incidents connected with bird life which I have ever watched. A pair of…

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Book reviews // 01.05.1908

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Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Vol. X I I I . P a r t I. Dulau & Co. 4s. 6d. net. Society, T H I S part contains a valuable…

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Notes // 01.05.1908

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TEMPLE KIRKPATEICK sends us an account of the interbreeding of the Ring-Ousel and Blackbird, which took place during the spring of this year in a garden in the Isle of Wight. The…

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(Continued from, page 114.) G R E A T G R E Y S H R I K E Lanius exeubitor L. S. page 147 SCOTLAND, Tay Basin and Slrathmore.–Mr. Harvie-Brown gives…

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