01 October 1985
Comments Letters Distinction between Mandarin and Wood Duck in female-type plumages. A comprehensive description of differences between Mandarin Aix galericulata and Wood Duck A. sponsa was given by C. Holt {Brit. Birds 11: 227-232). As he noted, however, some of the c...
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01 March 1938
Comments Notes I HAVE paid particular attention to the singing of Crossbills (Loxia c. curvirostra) for some years, on and off, and I find that the song can be divided into four main varieties. In attempting to describe these songs below, I use the two sound descriptio...
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