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Other // 13.03.2014

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Davis, P. 1960. Booted Warbler at Fair Isle: the problem of identification. Brit. Birds 53: 123­125. Knox, A. G., Collinson, M., Helbig, A. J., Parkin, D.T., & Sangster, G. 2002.Taxonomic recommendations for…

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Looking back

Other // 13.03.2014

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Blunt’s advice on the pronunciation of scientific names (Brit. Birds 102: 25­28) makes interesting reading and I wish those involved in promoting classical pronunciation every success. Such abominations as `Beauty-oh’ for Buteo…

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Monthly marathon

Other // 13.03.2014

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That splash (Brit. Birds 90: plate 149) was caused by a Grey Heron Ardea cinerea, photographed by Pascal Bourguignon in France in July 1996. Less than half (48%) of entrants got it…

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Looking Back

Other // 13.03.2014

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‘EDITORIAL CHANGES AT BEDFORD This month sees a major change in the editorial arrangements for British Birds with the departure of I. J. Ferguson-Lees to take up the position of deputy director…

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Monthly Marathon

Other // 13.03.2014

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The rock-perching passerine (89: plate 172) created few problems, with all but five entrants identifying it as a lark (Alaudidae), and 96% correctly naming it as a Wood Lark Lullula arborea. Other…

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Looking Back

Other // 13.03.2014

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One hundred and fifty years ago: ‘Capture of the Bohemian Waxwing in Bedfordshire.–On the 23rd of January last [1847], a very beautiful male Bohemian Waxwing {Bombycilla garrula) was shot at Luton, in…

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Robin Prytherch

Other // 14.03.2011

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This is a taster of a potential new feature in BB. The idea is to bring you an insight into the lives of key figures in modern-day ornithology, by posing a standard…

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Ian Carter

Other // 27.02.2011

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This is a taster of a potential new feature in BB. The idea is to bring you an insight into the lives of key figures in modern-day ornithology, by posing a standard…

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Nigel Redman

Other // 12.02.2011

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This is a taster of a potential new feature in BB. The idea is to bring you an insight into the lives of key figures in modern-day ornithology, by posing a standard…

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Martin Collinson

Other // 12.02.2011

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This is a taster of a potential new feature in BB. The idea is to bring you an insight into the lives of key figures in modern-day ornithology, by posing a standard…

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