01 October 1947
Comments Notes ON June 22nd, 1947, in a wood just outside Calais, I had a good view of a male Golden Oriole (Oriolus 0. oriolus), sitting in sunlight on a bare twig of a lombardy poplar, about 30 feet from the ground. It called continuously for about eight minutes. The...
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01 May 1930
Comments Letters S I R S , -- I witnessed here to-day (March 27th, 1930) another example of the stränge nuptial habits of the Hedge-Sparrow, first recorded in your pages b y m y friend, M. Delamain (antea, p. 19 ; see also pp. 103, 199, 231 and 255). On this occasion I...
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