THE year 1907 will rank as one of exceptional interest in the annals of Surrey ornithology, on account of three species of considerable rarity, namely, the Hen-Harrier (Circus cyaneus), Hobby (Falco subbuteo),…

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Reviews

Book reviews // 01.07.1908

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Report on the Immigrations of Summer Residents in the Spring of 1907 : also Notes on the Migratory Movements during the Autumn of 1906. By the Committee appointed by the British Ornithologists’…

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Notes

Notes // 01.07.1908

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I FIND I have omitted to place on record the occurrence of the Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria) in Lincolnshire in 1905. On September 4th in that year I shot an immature specimen…

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miles off the coast of co. Dublin) on September 28th, 1908, by the assistant light-keeper–Martin Kennedy. This is the first recorded occurrence of this bird in the British Isles, and so far…

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(Continued from page 150.) LAPWING V(melius vulgaris Bechst. S. page 555. The wings of the two sexes have been shown by Mr. F. W. Frohawk to be different. Those of the male…

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I N May last, while availing myself of a very good opportunity of observing a Wood-Warbler in full song my attention was ealled to the fact that this bird has two distinct…

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IN the year 1661, Joshua Childrey (1623–1670), antiquary, schoolmaster, and divine, published in London a small duodecimo work entitled ” Britannia Baconia: / or, the Natural / Rarities / of / England,…

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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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