01 August 1983
Comments Letters The origin of 'twitcher'. Richard Porter (Brit. Birds 75: 537) has traced 'twitcher' back to 1968, but what were 'people who chase rare birds' called before that? My recollection is that before the Second World War they were known as 'pot-hunters', and...
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01 March 1957
Comments Notes Ortolan Bunting in Middlesex. -- On the morning of 2nd September 1956, I was Walking along the northern bank of the River Brent where it flows into the Brent Reservoir, Middlesex, noting the many migrants which had arrived in the comparative calm after a ...
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