Letters

01 September 1970
Comments Letters Melanistic White-fronted Geese Further to my note on melanistic European White-fronted Geese Anser albifrons albifrons (Brit. Birds, 63: 131), Eckhart Kuyken has drawn my attention to his recent paper on melanism, albinism and other plumage variants in wi...
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Notes

01 September 1954
Comments Notes to be a female, was seen on several occasions between November 6th, 1953, and January 2nd, 1954, by Mr. B. Winchester at the Layer Breton end of Abberton Reservoir, Essex. On December .21st it was also seen by Messrs. P . J. Fenning and R. King. Close vie...
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Notes

01 July 1944
Comments Notes The following observations are for the year 1943. KESTREL (Falco t. tinnunculus).--On July 17th I noticed a female which after landing on the ground started to run about with its body in a crouching attitude and gait a fast lope. The bird appeared to be ...
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Notes

01 May 1941
Comments Notes WHEN reading Mr. D. Lack's article on the Chaffinch (antea, p. 216), I was particularly interested in the paragraph on " female song." Just over a year ago (early in March, 1940) I heard at Brent Park, Hendon, a bird singing, which I did not recognize at...
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