Letters

01 July 2010
Comments Letters The eastern subspecies of the Common Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus samamisicus is generally described as inhabiting the Caucasus, parts of Turkey and parts of the Middle East. Most authors place Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula into the range of...
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Notes

01 September 1971
Comments Notes Moorhen walking underwater.--In view of the controversy mentioned in a footnote in The Handbook (5: 198-199) and the various records of Moorhens Gallinula chloropus submerging or swimming underwater which have been published in British Birds since that ti...
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Letters

01 January 1965
Comments Letters Redstarts nesting on the ground Sirs,--J, M. Bayldon, in his note on a Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus nesting on the ground {Brit. Birds, 51: 365), suggests that this is an unusual occurrence. However, L. Siivonen (Orn. Fenn., 12: 89-99) n a s aiven rea...
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