Notes

01 October 1961
Comments Notes Little Grebe eating bread.--On 3rd September 1961, we were standing by a lake in Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, when we noted that a Little Grebe (Podsceps ruficollis) showed interest at the approach of some people to feed the water fowl. As soon as they ...
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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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Notes

01 June 1946
Comments Notes WITH reference to Lt.-Col. B. H. Ryves's statement (antea, p. 43) that all species of buntings are absent in the Scillies, it may be of interest to record that my husband and I saw and heard several Corn-Buntings {Emberiza calandra) in song on St. Agnes,...
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Letters

01 December 1937
Comments Letters SIRS,--In his article (antea, p . 137) Mr. George Brown notes t h a t a Robin {Erithacus r. melophilus) "appeared t o take quite an interest in the Blackbird's efiorts" before a looking-glass, b u t itself never displayed. Since I read this article a Robi...
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Notes

01 June 1933
Comments Notes O N April 8th, 1933, the Blackbird which sings from the apex of our cottage on Skokholm Island, Pembrokeshire, was displaced by a small finch whose song I have never heard before. It was linnet-like, but much fainter, and I put down the notes " tu-tee, t...
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