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OF all the books which have been written on British birds not one, as yet, has dealt satisfactorily with the question of the sequence of plumages and, so far as I know,…

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colouring of the inside of the mouths of nestling birds in BRITISH BIRDS for October, 1907, I determined, if possible, to make some observations during the following spring; the more so, as…

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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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VABIOXJS theories are held about soaring. Those who are prepared to treat mathematics and mathematicians with contempt maintain t h a t a uniform horizontal wind is capable of lifting a bird…

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IN setting down what I know of the Irish colony of the Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropm hyperborem), I regret that my experience of collectors, both of birds’ eggs and skins, compels me to…

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W R I T I N G in 1899 Mr. Saunders stated that the Goldfinch had undoubtedly decreased in numbers during the previous half century in England, while beyond the border it…

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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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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 114.) G R E A T G R E Y S H R I K E Lanius exeubitor L. S. page 147 SCOTLAND, Tay Basin and Slrathmore.–Mr. Harvie-Brown gives…

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wandering about soon after dawn on the morning of May 8th, I came across one of the most amusing incidents connected with bird life which I have ever watched. A pair of…

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