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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01 June 1962
Comments Notes Red-legged Partridge paddling in the sea.--On 24th March 1962, at Hunstanton, Norfolk, I saw a Red-legged Partridge {Alectoris rufa) standing in the shallow waves of the incoming tide about 250 yards below high water mark. It was a warm, dry afternoon and...
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01 January 1957
Comments Notes Group-display of Smews.--On 5th February 1956, at Swithland Reservoir, Leicestershire, I watched a form of social display in a group of Smews (Mergus albellus) consisting of three males and two females, for a period of about half an hour, just before dusk...
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