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 Very little has been published on the subject and no doubt a good many unpublished records, especially those made on voyages, are in existen...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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Notes

01 April 1948
Comments Notes IN a recent volume of British Birds (antea. Vol. xxxix, pp. 212 and 340) records are given of Ravens (Corvus c. corax) nesting in heronries. I should like to record that for several years up to 1942, a pair of Ravens nested in a circle of tall pines cont...
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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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Notes

01 February 1947
Comments Notes ON April ioth, 1946, at Englefield Green, Surrey, I watched a Starling (Sturnus v. vulgaris) singing on the ground, everywhere following another which, completely ignoring him, was busily engaged in feeding. Each time the feeding bird stopped, the singer...
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