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 August 1946
Comments Notes As there is no mention in The Handbook of British Birds of a female Greenfinch (Chloris ch. chloris) singing, the following may be worthy of note. 1 have in my garden near Crawley, Sussex, a nest of this species in a cypress-tree, which hatched on May 21...
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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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