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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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(Continued from page 129.) BAILLON’S CRAKE Porzana bailloni (Vieill). ESSEX.–One was caught by a dog near Dagenham on October 3rd, 1874, and is now in the museum of the Essex Field Club…

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THE following account of a nest of the Common Heron {Ardea cinerea L.) built in the middle of a small pool of water is worth recording, as being a departure from the…

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I T is rather surprising that, while so much has been written about British birds, so little has been said about their nestling stages. Judging from the meagre descriptions which even the…

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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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T H E following paper does not pretend to be an exhaustive one, but is the result of my own observations during the past winter in the district of Barnstaple, North Devon….

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