IT is surely a little surprising that no one has yet seriously attempted to analyse and systematise the marvellous range of variation which the eggs of the Tree-Pipit (Anthus trivialis) present, in…

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S A B I N E ‘ S GULL Xema sabinii (Sab.). S. page 657. I m m a t u r e birds appear to occur almost regularly in a u…

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A F T E R some years’ observation of the birds in the neighbourhood of Tunbridge Wells, we came to the conclusion t h a t in many species each pair inhabits…

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I DO not propose to enter here into the peculiarities of the Little Tern (Sterna minuta) in general, but merely to give a few facts relative to the last Yorkshire breeding colony,…

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Wild Birds at Home. Third Series. 18mo. (Gowans.) 6d. net. A Book of Birds, b y W. P . Pyeraft. (Sydney Appleton.) 6s. British Bird Life, by W. Pereival Westell, with an…

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Notes

Notes // 01.10.1908

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As it is desirable to get as accurate a n idea as possible of t h e distribution of the Wood-Pigeon diphtheria, it is hoped t h a t every reader of…

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and one shot in Barra, October, 1899 ; and another seen in October, 1900 (J. A. Harvie-Brown, Ann. S.N.H., 1902, p. 200). Habits.–A pair nested on the ground in Wilton Park, near…

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IN the ” Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ C l u b ” for June, 1905, and in the ” Avicultural Magazine” for August, 1905,1 reeoi’ded the fact t h a t…

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T H E grass-grown mound, known as the Broch of Ayre, is situated in the village of St. Mary’s, between the high road from Kirkwall and the Loch of St. Mary’s, being…

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ALL who have watched the Stone-Curlew ((Edicnemus scolopax) at home will agree that, with regard to protective devices, it is the most highly specialized of the Plover family in this country. I…

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