Editorials

Editorial

Editorials // 01.01.1955

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arisen in maintaining the standards and developing the scope and service of this journal during the 195o’s, following the early death of H. F. Witherby’s chosen successor, B. W. Tucker. We explained…

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Editorial

Editorials // 01.10.1954

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IT has for a long time been becoming increasingly obvious that the production of a first-rate monthly Magazine to provide ” a current history of British B i r d s ”…

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Presentation fund for Miss E. P. Leach.–We offer our warmest congratulations to Miss E. P. Leach on the M.B.E. that was awarded to her in the 1954 Birthday Honours’ List for her…

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Large passage of Black Terns.–In 1946, 1948, 1949 and 1950 interesting spring passages of Black Terns (Chlidonias niger) were noted in the British Isles, and the records were summarized and discussed in…

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Unusual invasion of Lapland Buntings.–Both Fair Isle and Lundy Bird Observatories reported an unprecedented invasion of Lapland Buntings (Calcarius lapponicus) in early and mid-September, 1953. The first %vave reached a peak at…

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Errata

Editorials // 01.12.1953

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VOL. XLVI. Line 13 from bottom, for “Savidge” read “Savage”. Line 12 from bottom, for “extirpation” read “extirpation”. Line 27 from bottom, for “cinerea” read “brachydactyla”. Line 19, for “the first record”…

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Unusual passage of Firecrests.–It is evident t h a t a quite unusual number of Firecrests (Regulus ignicapillus) passed through the south and south-east of Britain, particularly in the region of the…

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Ornithological Congress, presided over by Sir Landsborough Thomson, London, will be held in Basle, Switzerland, from May 29th to June 5th, 1954. During the week of the Congress, 5 days will be…

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Books Received

Editorials // 01.02.1953

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The Birds of Crater Lake National Park. By Donald S. Farner. (Univ. of Kansas Press, $1.25, paper). The Mandarin Duck. By Christopher Savidge. (Black, 25s.). Bird Lore. By C. E. Hare. (Country…

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Editorials // 01.01.1953

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LAST month saw the publication by the British Ornithologists’ Union of a new Check-List of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland, based on the Wetmore order of classification, beginning with the…

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