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Book reviews // 01.02.1908

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The British Warblers–A History, with Problems of their Lives. By H. Eliot Howard, F.Z.S., M.B.O.U. Parts I. and II. Coloured and photogravure plates. (R. H. Porter.) 21s. net per part. work promises…

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Notes

Notes // 01.02.1908

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WHILE spending the Whitsun holidays on Hickling Broad I had the good fortune to inspect two nests of the Bearded Tit (Panurus biarmicus) and the following notes thereon may prove of interest….

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(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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