Notes

01 January 1957
Comments Notes Group-display of Smews.--On 5th February 1956, at Swithland Reservoir, Leicestershire, I watched a form of social display in a group of Smews (Mergus albellus) consisting of three males and two females, for a period of about half an hour, just before dusk...
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Notes

01 September 1953
Comments Notes Nesting of Curlew on river shingle-beds.--Of late years Curlews (Numenius arquata) have been nesting in increasing numbers on inland pastures and meadows in Northumberland, whereas formerly they were birds of the moorlands, nesting on heather-clad hills ...
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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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