Notes

01 October 1976
Comments Notes Breeding success of Red-throated Divers on Hascosay The note by D. P. Cyrus on the breeding success of Red-throated Divers Gavia stellata on Fetlar, Shetland, in 1971 {Brit. Birds, 68: 75-76) prompts me to record the following. B. Hawkes and I ...
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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 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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