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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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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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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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ON the evening of Tuesday, June 4th, of this year (1907), a Sardinian Warbler, Sylvia melanocephala (Grmel.) was brought to me in the flesh, for identification, by Mr. Gr. Bristow, taxidermist, of…

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as occurring during acorn or beech-mast years, though the causa morbi has not been so generally understood. I n B R I T I S H B I R D S (Vol….

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a recent number of B R I T I S H B I R D S * Mr. W. P. Pycraft contributed a highly stimulating paper on the subject of nests, with…

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(Continued from page 57.) TUFTED DUCK Fuligula cristata (Leach). S. page 447. SUSSEX.–Recorded as breeding in the county (J. G. Millais, Vict. Hist. Sussex, Vol. I.). HAMPSHIRE.–First known to nest in the…

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AT the meeting of the British Ornithologists’ Club, held on June 17th last, I exhibited a male specimen of the South European Large-billed Reed-Bunting (Emberiza pyrrhulo ‘des palustris), This bird, which is…

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who takes an interest in the birds of this country will have the greatest satisfaction in learning that the Ruff, so long lost to Norfolk as a breeding bird, has once more…

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ornithologists will doubtless remember the announcements which appeared in several papers during the winter of 1904-05 relative to the supposed occurrence of an adult Pacific Eider drake (Somateria v-nigrum) in Orkney waters….

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