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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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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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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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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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