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Chris Kehoe

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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Ecology and habitat use of crossbill species in Scotland The Common Crossbill Loxia curvirostra, Parrot Crossbill L. pytyopsittacus and Scottish Crossbill L. scotica all breed in Abernethy Forest in Scotland, at least…

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Chas Holt presents a summary of results from the Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS), covering the period from July 2008 to June 2009, which illustrates mixed fortunes for waterbirds wintering on our wetlands….

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Looking back

Other // 01.11.2009

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Ital. J. Zool. 70: 167­174. Sherry, D. F., & Galef, B. G., Jr. 1984. Cultural transmission without imitation: milk bottle opening by birds. Anim. Behav. 32: 937­938. — & ­­ 1990. Social…

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Looking back

Other // 01.07.2009

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Yésou, P. 1986. Balearic Shearwaters summering in western France. In: Medmaravis & Monbailliu, X. (eds.), Mediterranean Marine Avifauna: population studies and conservation: 513­517. NATO ASI series, v.G12, Springer-Verlag, Berlin. — 2003. Recent…

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Looking back

Other // 01.06.2009

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Green, J., Berry, S., & Pritchard, R. 2007.Welsh Bird Report No. 19. Welsh Birds 4: 457­591. Knox, A. G., Helbig, A. J., Parkin, D.T., & Sangster, G. 2001.The taxonomic status of Lesser…

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`GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKERS BORING IN TELEPHONE POLES. IN June, 1931, the Inspector of the Post Office Engineering Department at Yeovil, Somerset, informed me that he had to renew three telephone poles at…

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`EARLY NESTING OF RED-BACKED SHRIKE IN KENT. I OBSERVE that in [Brit. Birds] Vol. 20, p. 150, May 11th is mentioned as the earliest recorded date for a complete clutch of the…

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`FULMARS IN PEMBROKESHIRE. O N May 6th, 1930, Mr. C. Oldham and I saw a Fulmar (Fulmarus g. glacialis) flying past Strumble Head. This, I believe, was the first summer record of…

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Monthly marathon

Other // 01.05.2006

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Monthly Marathon photo number 218 (Brit. Birds 98: plate 391, repeated here as plate 132) is relatively easy to assign to family, and most birders will have immediately recognised it as a…

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