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 May 1939
Comments Notes IN May, 1937, I watched a hen Blackbird (Turdus m. merula) at the weir at Cropston Reservoir, Leicestershire, catching what I took to be minnows, but they may have been sticklebacks. The fish had been stranded in small shallow pools and were swimming abo...
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