Letters

01 March 1975
Comments Letters Manx Shearwaters plunge-diving Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus commonly feed by plunge-diving, in the manner described by Bernard King {Brit. Birds, 67: 77), when fish shoals are located very close to the surface. I think that the presence ,...
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Letters

01 May 1955
Comments Letters A M E R I C A N L A N D - B I R D S IN W E S T E R N E U R O P E SIRS,---I should like to offer brief comments on the fine paper on "American land birds in western E u r o p e " in the January issue (ante a, pp. 1-14). It seems to me that it may overstate...
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Reviews

01 October 1953
Comments Reviews Birds of the Gauntlet. By H. von Michaelis. (Hutchinson, London, 1952). 84s. The author is a deservedly successful artist and writer, portraying in this book birds which he has known at close quarters. All, except a European Kestrel, are South African spe...
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Letters

01 March 1952
Comments Letters SIRS,--We are hoping to collate information about visible migration over, and on the shores of, the Mediterranean. Very little has been published on the subject and no doubt a good many unpublished records, especially those made on voyages, are in existen...
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Reviews

01 March 1952
Comments Reviews British Bird Boohs : An Index to British Ornithologv, A.D. 1481 to J.I). 1948. By Raymond Irwin (London, Grafton & Co., 1951. 63/-). The title of this book gives a very inadequate idea of its contents since it indexes and classifies, not only books, b u t...
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Letters

01 March 1948
Comments Letters SIRS,--In Vol. xl, p. 245, you say t h a t the taking of food from the water b y Carrion Crows (Corvus c. corone) has apparently not been "previously recorded in our ornithological literature." I have recently had occasion t o search t h e literature for ...
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Letters

01 March 1946
Comments Letters SIRS,--Witts reference to your comments on t h e note o n . a Robin feeding a fledgling Blackbird (antea, Vol. xxxviii, p, 355), there is anotheroccurrence of a Robin feeding a brood of young Song-Thrushes mentioned, and illustrated, with three photograph...
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