Letters

01 November 1976
Comments Letters The Coto Doñana In 'News and comment' in April 1966 (Brit. Birds, 59: 163-164), it was announced that H. E. Axell, then warden of Minsmere, Suffolk, had been seconded for two months by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds to the reser...
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Letters

01 January 1965
Comments Letters Redstarts nesting on the ground Sirs,--J, M. Bayldon, in his note on a Redstart Phoenicurus phoenicurus nesting on the ground {Brit. Birds, 51: 365), suggests that this is an unusual occurrence. However, L. Siivonen (Orn. Fenn., 12: 89-99) n a s aiven rea...
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Notes

01 October 1961
Comments Notes Little Grebe eating bread.--On 3rd September 1961, we were standing by a lake in Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, when we noted that a Little Grebe (Podsceps ruficollis) showed interest at the approach of some people to feed the water fowl. As soon as they ...
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Letters

01 May 1960
Comments Letters Migrations of the Oystercatcher Sirs,--Since Mr. D . G. Andrew in his recent paper {Brit. Birds, 5 2: 216-220) on the migrations of the Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostrakgus) makes some criticism of my earlier paper on the same subject (Brit. Birds, 50: 519...
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Notes

01 March 1959
Comments Notes Display of Little Grebe.--A display by a Little Grebe (Padiceps ruficolUs) near Wath-upon-Dearne, Yorkshire, on 4th May 1957, seems to have been a form of penguin-dance (antea, vol. L, pp. 269-270) and does not appear to' be covered by the account in The ...
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Letters

01 July 1957
Comments Letters T H E C O L L E C T I O N O F R E C O R D S F O R ANALYSIS S I R S , -- Y o u r correspondent, Mr. T. C. Smout, raises issues of fundamental importance (antea, vol. xlix, pp. 287-288). If a paper is put forward for publication in a scientific form and pur...
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Reviews

01 October 1953
Comments Reviews Birds of the Gauntlet. By H. von Michaelis. (Hutchinson, London, 1952). 84s. The author is a deservedly successful artist and writer, portraying in this book birds which he has known at close quarters. All, except a European Kestrel, are South African spe...
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Letters

01 March 1952
Comments Letters SIRS,--We are hoping to collate information about visible migration over, and on the shores of, the Mediterranean. Very little has been published on the subject and no doubt a good many unpublished records, especially those made on voyages, are in existen...
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