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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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‘For a considerable time past there has been a general impression that some of our summer migrants have been decreasing in numbers, and that in some districts certain species which were common…

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‘CAROLINA CRAKE IN OUTER HEBRIDES. AN immature male Carolina Crake (Porzana Carolina) was shot by Mr. A. Blain (Galson Lodge, Stornoway), near Ness, Lewis, Outer Hebrides, on November 12th, 1913, and sent…

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BI.YTH’S REED-WARBLER {Acrocephalus dumelorum). At Fair Isle four or five occurred on September 24th, 26th, 29th and 30th, and October 1st. This is very interesting especially in view of the fact that…

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Monthly marathon

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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