Recent BBRC decisions

01 April 2002
Comments BBRC News This regular listing of the most recent decisions by the British Birds Rarities Committee is not intended to be comprehensive or in any way to replace the annual `Report on rare birds in Great Britain'. The records listed are mostly those of the rarest...
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Monthly marathon

01 April 2002
Comments Other As reported in the March issue (Brit. Birds 95: 150-151), the longrunning eleventh `Marathon' was eventually won by Peter Sunesen, and a new one has now started. In order to give as many new competitors as possible a chance to enter the twelfth `Marath...
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Looking back

01 April 2002
Comments Other Seventy-five years ago:  ‘GOOSANDERS IN SHROPSHIRE. ON Saturday, February 12th, 1927, I had brought to me for identifi- cation an adult male Goosander (Mergus merganser) which had been shot, out of a pair, on the Severn b...
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Looking back

01 April 2002
Comments Other [From Ornithological Report From Norfolk for 1926, by B. B. Riviere] `The event of most outstanding interest to Norfolk ornithology in the year 1926, and one which seems likely to have an important bearing upon its future, was undoubtedly the purchase ...
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