Reviews

01 March 1976
Comments Reviews Ducks of Britain and Europe. By M. A. Ogilvie. T. & A. D. Poyser, Berkhamsted, 1975. 206 pages; 15 pages of colour illustrations; numerous line drawings and maps. £5.00. For many ornithologists, and all wildfowlers, ducks have a special fa...
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Letters

01 February 1961
Comments Letters The Len Howard Appeal Sirs--All readers of Miss Len Howard's books Birds as Individuals and Living with Birds have been distressed to learn that her life's work is threatened by building on the land next to her garden sanctuary. For twenty-one years Miss ...
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Watching migration by radar

01 August 1959
Comments Main paper So FAR AS I know, the first time that radar echoes were definitely identified as coming from birds was in the spring of 1940, when an experimental equipment on a wavelength of 50 cm. at Christchurch, Hampshire, detected gulls (Larus spp.) (Shire, 1958). U...
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Letters

01 August 1952
Comments Letters SIRS,--The Ibis for April 1953 will include a group of papers on Visible Migration (particularly in passerine birds) as observed in various countries. The newly-formed Sub-committee on Visible Migration of the British Trust for Ornithology (see below) fee...
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Visible migration at Land's End

01 March 1952
Comments Main paper THE study of visible migration, initiated by Eagle Clarke (1912), has received a new impetus in the last few years. In October, many Sky-Larks (Alauda arvensis), Chaffinches (Fringilla caslebs) and Starlings (Sturnus vulgaris), with smaller numbers of oth...
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Notes

01 September 1946
Comments Notes THE habit of sun-bathing by passerine birds.is discussed in a note by T. S. Williams (antea, p. 152). As indicated in the Editorial comment thereto this is probably commoner than at first sight appears to be the case. To the list of species given I can a...
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