Notes

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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Notes

01 September 1962
Comments Notes Shelduck moulting in breeding area.--On 9th July 1961, in an area of extensive fresh grazing marshes in north Kent, I noticed an adult male Shelduck (Tadorna tadornd) swimming along the edge of a large fleet. The knob on its bill had regressed, but it was...
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Notes

01 December 1954
Comments Notes Co. Wexford.--Following a period of easterly winds in May, 1953, several notable rarities occurred at Great Saltee, Co. Wexford. Among these were two additions to the Irish List--a Nightingale (Luscinia megarhyncha) and a Tawny Pipit (Anthns campestris), ...
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