C , r.z.s., M.B.O.U. there is no more interesting fact in the history of the modern ornithology of these islands than theremarkable spread of the breeding area of many of the duek-tribe…

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Letters

Letters // 01.07.1908

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” T H E BIRDS OF YORKSHIRE.” To the Editors of BRITISH BIRDS. SIRS,–In your review of Mr. Nelson’s excellent book on the ” Birds of Yorkshire,” you allude to the ”…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.07.1908

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Notes on the Birds of Kent. B y R. J . Balston, M.B.O.U., C. W. Shepherd, M.B.O.U., and E. Bartlett. 455 p p . Eight coloured and one collotype plate, and m…

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Notes

Notes // 01.07.1908

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THEOBALD, vice-principal of the S. E. Agricultural College, contributes to ” Science Progress” for October a long article on the subject of ” Economic Ornithology in Relation to Agriculture, Horticulture, and Forestry,”…

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ON September 19th last I had the opportunity, through the kindness of Mr. Bristow, of examining a small wader which he had just received for preservation. He at first thought it was…

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As late as 1892, A. R. Wallace accepted only three birds as peculiar to the British Isles (Island Life, second ed., p. 340) ; the same number was admitted b j Howard…

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THE published descriptions of the singular habits of the Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus hyperboreus) being somewhat meagre and inadequate, I thought that a few observations which I was able to m a t…

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IN the death of Howard Saunders ornithology has lost one of the keenest intellects and most devoted workers–and these number not a few–that have adorned our branch of science; while many of…

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Notes

Notes // 01.06.1908

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WOOD-PIGEON ” D I P H T H E R I A / ‘ N O T the least of the aims of B R I T I S H B I…

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So much has been written on the subject of the Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) that one might suppose nothing more remains to be recorded; yet the following notes, based on observations of…

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