Editorials

Editorial

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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Parental Care and its Evolution in Birds.–By S. Charles Kendeigh. (Univ. of Illinois Press, $4.00 paper, $5.00 cloth.) Enjoying the Country.–By E. Fitch Daglish. (Faber and Faber, 18s.) The Changing Life of…

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King Solomon’s Ring. By K. Z. Lorenz. (Methuen, 15s.). Fleas, Flukes and Cuckoos. By Miriam Rothschild and Theresa Clay. (Collins, New Naturalist, 21s.). Birds of the Channel Islands. By Roderick Dobson. (Staples…

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Editorial

Editorials // 01.06.1952

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J U S T a year ago at the time of writing these words the first issue of British Birds to be produced by the new Editorial Board went to press, opening…

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224 REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION. (i) A number of readers have already reported unusually early arrivals of summer migrants in 1952, especially in March. As a general rule we have regarded records of…

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Bird-watchers’ Delight. By John Warham (Country Life. 18s.) The Birds of the Malav Peninsula, Singapore and Penang. By A. G. Glenister. (O.U.P. 35s.) Bird Recognition, 2. By James Fisher (Pelican Books, js….

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sight-records of rare birds are important because they add to knowledge, without causing the destruction involved by the alternative method of collecting specimens, but sight-records are of very little value if not…

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Book Received

Editorials // 01.12.1951

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The Land of the Loon.– By G. K. Yeates. (Country Life, 18/-). The Fame Islands: their History and Wild Life.–By Grace Watt. (Country Life, .30/-). The Study of Instinct.–By N. Tinbergen. (Oxford…

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A number of further records of W a x w i n g s (Bombycilla garrulus) must be added to those already published; most have been taken from the County Reports. F…

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Audubon Water Bird Guide.–By Richard A. Pough. (Doubleday and Company, Inc.) Vogelzing und Vogelringforschong.–By Joachim Steinbacher. (Verlag Waldemer Kramer.) British Birds in Colour.–Advisory Editor R.S.R. Fitter. (Odhams Press Ltd., 21/-) Sexual Behavior…

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