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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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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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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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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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