Notes

01 February 1958
Comments Notes Leach's Petrels in Shetland.--On 6th August 1957, Leach's Petrels (Oceanodroma leucorrhoa) were located over the boulderstrewn slopes of The Noup, Foula, Shetland. One was caught and at the same time two others could be heard calling- in flight. One was a...
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Letters

01 January 1955
Comments Letters " A N T I N G " BY B I R D S S I R S , -- T h e announcement by the Editors of British Birds (antea, vol. xlvii, p p . 312-313), based on the work of H . Poulsen, that " a n t i n g " by birds is "quite a u t o m a t i c " and is merely performed to rub o...
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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 Very little has been published on the subject and no doubt a good many unpublished records, especially those made on voyages, are in existen...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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