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On February 8th, 1895, whilst hunting wild goats on the Maimun Dagh, Asia Minor, I saw an Eagle, disturbed by some wood cutters, fly off a nest built on the decayed top…

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THE death of Professor Newton, which took place at Cambridge on the 7th of June last, creates a void in the ranks of British Ornithologists which it will be impossible to fill….

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IN the first number of this Magazine (see page 23), Dr. Sclater asks for information about the British Willow Tit, which he calls a SUPPOSED new British Tit. Like all the wider…

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IN the first number of this Magazine Mr. Howard Saunders gave the history of those birds which have been added to the British List since the publication in 1899 of his well-known…

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CAMDEN (1551-1623), the celebrated author of ” B r i t a n n i a ” (London, 1586, 1 vol., 8vo), at the conclusion of the ” Account of Cornwall,” contained…

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(Continued from page 27.) COMMON SHELD-DUCK Tadorna cornuta (S. G. Gm.). S. page 419. NOEFOLK.–A satisfactory increase is recorded in the Lynn and Hunstanton districts (J. H. Gurney, Zool., 1903, p. 130)….

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There are three means of identification–(1) the eggs themselves ; (2) the down found in the nests ; (3) the feathers which are generally mixed with the down. The last provides by…

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(Continued from Vol. L, page 350.) FLAMINGO Phcenicopterus roseus Pall. S. page 395. [On November 22nd, 1902, a Flamingo was shot on the Wash ; on November 5th, 1904, another was seen…

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FOR the readers of BRITISH B I R D S I have been asked to supply an outline of the accessions to the British List since the completion of the 2nd edition…

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is perhaps fitting that the first number of BRITISH BIBDS should, contain an account of a “bird which, as a breeding species in these islands, is reduced to a solitary pair or…

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