Notes

01 June 1971
Comments Notes Black Terns feeding over dry land Recent notes (Brit. Birds, 62: 282; 63: 34; 64: 32-33) have suggested that Black Terns Chlidonias niger feed over non-aquatic habitats more commonly than the published records indicate. This is certainly borne out by obse...
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Letters

01 January 1960
Comments Letters A n t i n g and dust-bathing Sirs,--I read with interest the paper by K. E. L. Simmons on anting behaviour {Brit. Birds, 50: 401-424). In that, Simmons rejected A. H . Chisholm's theory that anting derived from dust-bathing. In this connection, however, i...
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Notes

01 January 1960
Comments Notes Wilson's Phalarope in Flintshire.--At 11.30 a.m. on 30th August 1959 I saw a phalarope on a small marsh pool in the upper reaches of the Dee estuary on the Flintshire side. It was at first wading deep in the water, but as it approached the edge of the poo...
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