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aving known Bill Bourne for u p to 30 years and having had the experience of working with him–continually being educated, often having to placate and sometimes being alarmed–how can we refuse…

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Other // 01.01.1970

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hat was that diving bird (plate 34)? Competitors named it as: Red-necked Grebe Podicepsgrisegena Black-necked Grebe P. nigricollis Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Shag P. aristotelis Scaup Aythya marila Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus (22%)…

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‘The inclusion of Barrow’s Goldeneye as a British species has recently been shown to be entirely unwarranted and this is mentioned by Mr. Millais in a footnote added while his work was…

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‘When the inquiry now in progress was being formulated, it was recognized that the LandRail formed a special case by itself, for the following reasons: (1) a decrease in the abstract was…

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‘FULMAR PETREL BREEDING IN CO. KERRY. The rapid extension southwards of the breeding-range of the Fulmar Petrel (Fulmams g. glacialis) is exemplified by its occurrence this year on the Great Skellig (seven…

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‘COOTS AND MOORHENS LAYING IN THE SAME NEST. As I do not remember to have seen any record of a Coot (Fulica a. atra) and a Moorhen (Gallinula ch. chloropus) or two…

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‘VARIATION IN TONGUE-SPOTS OF NESTLING SKYLARK. WHEN, in 1907 (cf. Ibis, 1907, p, 574), I drew attention to the tongue-marks found in the young of certain Passerine birds, I was under the…

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‘PARENT-BIRDS REMOVING MATTER FROM THE GAPES OF NESTLINGS. For some years now I have been paying particular attention to the nestlings of common birds. It is of course now known to all…

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‘THE RED-THROATED DIVER IN ITS BREEDING-HAUNTS. BYE. L. TVRNF.R. HON. MF.M. B.O.U. We can hardly imagine a greater contrast than that which exists between an English hedgerow in early June and the…

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Other // 01.01.1970

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t would be unfair to penalise those competitors whose postcards have been delayed by the British postal strike, or those who were unable to send their entries at all because of blocked…

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