Letters

Letters // 01.09.1908

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seen in t h e ” F i e l d ” of 11th J a n u a r y a note relating to the capture of a marked Teal in…

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Notes

Notes // 01.09.1908

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I T is very evident from the schedules and communications already sent in to the Editors of BRITISH B I R D S t h a t the Wood-pigeon diphtheria has this…

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ON the 1st of November, 1907, I was fortunate enough to witness an incident in the southward migration of some of our European Chimney-Swallows (Hirundo rustica), which appears to me to be…

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(Continued from page 256.) SWIFT Cypselus apus (L.). S. page 261. SCILLY.–An occasional spring migrant; but has never been known to nest (J. Clark and F. R. Rodd, ZooL, 1906, p. 297)….

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the Cirl Bunting (Emberim cirlus) is more or less familiar to most bird lovers, the following remarks may perhaps be of some interest, and induce ornithologists to make further search for this…

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AT a meeting of the British Ornithologists’ Club held on the 18th December, 1907,* I had the pleasure of exhibiting to the members present two mounted examples of Grouse which I believe…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.08.1908

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Bird-Hunting through Wild Europe. By Illustrated. R. Culley. 7s. 6d. net. R. B. Lodge. IN this book Mr. R. B. Lodge, who will be well-known to most of our readers as a…

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Notes

Notes // 01.08.1908

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T H E meeting to celebrate the Jubilee of the foundation of the B.O.U. in 1858 was held a t 3, Hanover Square, on December 9th, 1908. Dr. P . Du Cane…

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I T is curious that so little attention should have been paid to this bird of late years, and t h a t its migrations through Great Britain should be so little…

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(Continued from page 229.) COMMON SNIPE Gallinago ccelestis (Frenzel). S. page 573. Weight.–Ninety shot in Shetland averaged 5.78 oz. Have been killed up to 7 | oz. (Ann. S.N.H., 1906, p. 53,…

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