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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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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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