An early wild bird marking record

01 July 2019
Comments Letters As noted by, for example, Mead (1974), although formal bird ringing did not begin until the last decade of the nineteenth century, there exists an array of earlier records of the marking, and sometimes later recovery, of wild birds. Ticehurst (1932) wr...
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Adam Watson (1930–2019)

01 July 2019
Comments Obituaries In the early 1960s, a clutch of classic papers was published on three iconic bird species of the Scottish Highlands: Red Grouse Lagopus lagopus, Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos and Ptarmigan L. muta (Brown & Watson 1964, Jenkins...
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News and comment

01 July 2019
Comments News and comment Compiled by Adrian Pitches Opinions expressed in this feature are not necessarily those of British Birds. Garden bird feeding has boosted bird populations BTO research has revealed that the boom in...
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Recent reports

01 June 2019
Comments Recent Reports Compiled by Barry Nightingale and Harry Hussey This summary of unchecked reports covers the period from early April to early May 2019. Headlines A North American ‘Dresser’s Eider...
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