I N 1832 the late John Gould pointed out t h a t the British Yellow Wagtail was a different species from that inhabiting the nearest parts of the continent and at…

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(Continued from page 106.) promising field which awaits the ornithologist seeking new pastures, will be found in the colouring of the inside of the mouth of nestling birds. This colouring appears to…

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Notes

Notes // 01.04.1908

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I T m a y be of interest to record t h a t a pair of Pied Wagtails have this year reared three broods from nests built in some ivy a…

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T H E following paper does not pretend to be an exhaustive one, but is the result of my own observations during the past winter in the district of Barnstaple, North Devon….

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THE first printed list of British Birds is that contained in the ” Pinax Rerum . . . Britannicarum ” of Christopher Merrett, or Merret. This small 8vo work was published in…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.04.1908

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Notes on the Birds of Rutland. By C. Reginald Haines, M.A., P.S.A., etc. Illustrations and Map. Porter. 7s. Gd. net. M B . H A I N E S need have made…

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Notes // 01.04.1908

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O N August 14th last Mr. B. Offin handed to me an example of the Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) which his brother shot the previous morning (13th) in his garden at Hockley, Essex….

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of flying machines are m a n y ; students of the flight of birds are few, in spite of the fact that there is, in our own country at any rate,…

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–One shot by W. Humby in 1885 at Chris tchurch is in t h e H a r t Collection (Birds of Hants, p. 34). STOREY.’–One in t h e Charterhouse Collection…

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I T is rather surprising that, while so much has been written about British birds, so little has been said about their nestling stages. Judging from the meagre descriptions which even the…

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