Notes

01 April 1959
Comments Notes Miss Jennifer Bak and I were on board' the Marine Biological Association's ship " S a r s i a " off Plymouth, Devon, near the Eddystone lighthouse, and saw a large migratory movement of b i r d s : in 4J hours' observation we counted some 1,600, mostly sm...
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Notes

01 November 1953
Comments Notes Effective distraction display by Mallard.--As only a few observations have been recorded indicating the effectiveness of distraction display by a parent bird in deflecting the attention of a potential predator from the young [Bird Display, pp. 104-105) t...
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Notes

01 August 1952
Comments Notes Rogers informs us that on April i s t , 1950, he watched a Starling {Sturnus vulgaris) attacking a Chrysanthemum. Leaves were torn off, pecked into shreds and left on the ground, b u t were later carried off with other nesting material. Mr. R. G. Finnis r...
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