Reviews

Book reviews // 01.12.1908

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The Hastings and East Sussex Naturalist (Vol. L, No. 4, February 25th, 1909). THIS number of the Journal of the Hastings and St. Leonards Natural History Society contains plenty to interest the…

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Notes

Notes // 01.12.1908

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I HAVE been invited to write a Life of the late Professor Alfred Newton. If a n y of your readers who have letters or reminiscences, or a n y other interesting…

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I N concluding this series of articles we would express our great indebtedness to the Rev. F. C. R. Jourdain, who has given us generous and continual assistance; to Mr. R. J….

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F O R the last eight years or so it has been my custom to spend a portion of the spring in a remote part of Sutherlandshire, and although each May I…

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the many famous names which adorn the long roll of British ornithologists, that of William Macgillivray stands forth as facile princeps. His work was not only far superior to t h a…

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Letters

Letters // 01.12.1908

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SIRS,–My friend, Lehrer Precht, of Bremen, tells me the following tale, which I have every reason to believe is quite authentic :–It appears t h a t during the hard frost experienced…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.12.1908

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A Monograph of the Petrels (Order Tubinares). B y F . DuCane Godman, P . R . S . Large Royal 4to, with over 100 handcoloured plates. Witherby & Co. T H…

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Notes

Notes // 01.12.1908

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W E have referred more t h a n once to the extraordinarily successful results of Mr. W. Eagle Clarke’s investigations of the birds which pass through Fair Isle. Mr. Clarke now…

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birds of any given species display a wonderful uniformity in their selection of nest-building materials, and in the structure of their nests, variations from the normal are constantly met with. Sometimes such…

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T H E observations on which this article is “based have been made during the last three years, chiefly in the Tunbridge Wells district (Kent and Sussex) and at Wye (Kent), but…

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