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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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(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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(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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