Letters

01 August 1946
Comments Letters --The habit, referred to by several contributors to this and the previous volume T f this journal (antea, Vol. xxxviii, pp. 206, 300, 360, Vol. > xxxix, pp. 159,160) in which parent birds of many species probe into the nest lining beneath the young, has b...
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Letters

01 March 1946
Comments Letters SIRS,--Witts reference to your comments on t h e note o n . a Robin feeding a fledgling Blackbird (antea, Vol. xxxviii, p, 355), there is anotheroccurrence of a Robin feeding a brood of young Song-Thrushes mentioned, and illustrated, with three photograph...
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Notes

01 December 1944
Comments Notes I HAVE previously (antea, Vol. xxxiii, p. 265) given examples from the Robin (Erithacus rubecula) and the Blackcock (Lyrurus tetrix) of a male attempting to disturb the coition of another pair. Similar behaviour is characteristic of geese and swans, as n...
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