Saxicola cenanthe (Linn.). Dark grey. Distribution–Inner supraorbital, occipital, humeral, spinal (confined to the middle of the dorsum), and femoral. Moderate length (c/. Vol. II., p. 189).DOWN-PLUMAGE. JUVENILE PLUMAGE. Acquired while in the…

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A T the meeting of the British Ornithologists’ Club held on March 16th, 1910, I exhibited a skin of a female Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) with a white breast, which I shot on…

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Letters

Letters // 01.11.1909

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To the Editors of BRITISH BIRDS. ” T H E NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH GAME BIRDS.” SIRS,–In your issue for March 1st Mr. Ogilvie-Grant criticises certain statements in my work bearing the…

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Notes

Notes // 01.11.1909

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A DISAPPOINTING number of schedules concerning this enquiry has been sent in. We had hoped that our readers would have filled up and sent in their schedules (attached to the inside cover…

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Pratincola torquata hibemans, Harterfc.* DOWN-PLUMAGE, Dark-grey, of moderate length. Distribution.–Inner supra-orbital, occipital, humeral and spinal tracts, scanty on the two last (fide, C. B. Ticehurst, Vol. III., p. 151). JUVENILE PLUMAGE. Acquired…

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IN his ” Manual of British Birds ” (2nd Edition, p . 620) the late Howard Saunders calls attention to the fact t h a t the reputed Marsh-Sandpiper which was shot…

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W H E N walking along the sea-bank at North Cotes, Lincolnshire, on November 18th, 1909, I shot an example of the Lanceolated Warbler (Locustella lanceolata). I first observed the bird in…

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Letters

Letters // 01.10.1909

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To the Editors of BRITISH BIRDS. “THE NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH GAME BIRDS.” B Y J. G. MILLAIS. SIRS,–In offering the following remarks on Mr. Millais’ work I should like it to…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.10.1909

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Der Zug des Steppenhvhnes, Syrrhaptes paradoxus (Pall.), nach dem Westen, 1908. Von V. Ritter von Tschusi zu Schmidhoffen, 1909 (pp. 1-41). R I T T E R VON TSCHUSI’S pamphlet on the…

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Notes

Notes // 01.10.1909

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” I N our issue for December last (p. 214) we asked our readers’ co-operation in a third enquiry into the Wood-Pigeon disease. A schedule was affixed to the cover of each…

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