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Letters // 13.03.2014

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Although the 1996 local-government changes do not affect any recorders’ actual area responsibilities, a number of new recording-area titles have now been designated, especially in Wales and Scotland. On behalf of the…

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Letters // 13.03.2014

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P r o o f o f b r e e d i n g o f Shore L a r k s As m a n y other readers must have…

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Wader nesting associations A number of times in the past I have found individual pairs of Lapwings Vanellus vanellus and Redshanks Tringa totanus nesting within a few metres of each other, and…

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Scope of ‘British Birds’ and seasonal analyses of records I could not agree less with A. Reynolds or more with Michael Thomas (Brit, Birds, 66: 408-409). To call ‘Recent reports’ by this…

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Danish White Storks in south-west England I was very interested in J. B. Bottomley’s article on the wanderings of three young White Storks Ciconia ciconia from FrØstrup, Denmark, in September 1971 (Brit….

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Changes in Rarities Committee membership On 25 th March 1972 P. A. D. Hollom retired from the Rarities Committee. He had given it 13 years’ unstinting service and had been chairman ever…

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Woodcock and thrushes breeding in open and Snipe a m o n g trees In view of recent notes on Woodcock Scolopax rusticola nesting away from trees (Brit. Birds, 64: 76; 65:…

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Submission of records Peter Conder (Brit. Birds, 64: 551-552) takes a surprising attitude towards your recent editorial on ‘The collection and analysis of records’ (Brit Birds, 64: 337-338). He admits to watching…

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Feather wear in Guillemots and gulls Recent notes by R. J. Kennedy {Brit. Birds, 63: 34-36, plate 6b) and by the same author with D. Melville (Brit. Birds, 64: 229-230, plate 35)…

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D o some Wallcreepers migrate? Recent letters by David Elias, H. G. Alexander and Guy Mountfort on the movements of the Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria referred respectively to observations in Cyprus (Brit. Birds,…

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