Notes

01 October 1971
Comments Notes Feeding methods of Long-tailed Skuas.--R. J. Sandison's note on a Long-tailed Skua Stercorarius longkaudus surface-skimming like a Black Tern Chlidonias niger (Brit. Birds, 57: 250) prompts me to record that in August 1962 I several times watched these at...
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01 July 1968
Comments Notes Little Grebes choking to death on fish.--On ioth March 1968, at Brompton-on-Swale, near Catterick, Yorkshire, J. V. Anderson discovered a freshly dead bird on the river bank, with a fish jammed in its bill. I visited the spot with him the next day and fou...
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01 March 1967
Comments Notes Lesser Kestrels feeding after dark on insects attracted to artificial light.--At dusk each evening during 13th- 15th May 1964, at Titov Veles, Yugoslavia, I watched up to 43 Lesser Kestrels Falco naumanni hawking for moths and other insects in the vicinit...
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01 February 1967
Comments Notes Fulmars sitting in trees.--Fulmars Fulmarus glaciatis in east Sutherland have been noted for their versatility ever since Frank Darling and Averil Morley recorded that they -were frequenting the roof of Dunrobin Castle, Golspie, in 1947 {Brit. Birds, 40: ...
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01 October 1965
Comments Notes Turnstone feeding on dead sheep.--On ist March 1964,8 day of heavy mist, we were walking along the shore at Steart Point, Somer set, when we came across the carcase of a sheep. A Carrion Crow Corvus corone and two Great Black-backed Gulls Larus marinttsfl...
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