Notes

13 March 2014
Comments Notes Two pairs of Kestrels nesting on one electricity pylon On 15 th April 1971, in an area of reinstated opencast land at Staveley, Derbyshire, loud trilling calls drew my attention to four Kestrels Falco tinnunculus on an electricity pylon. There were two ol...
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01 March 1967
Comments Notes Lesser Kestrels feeding after dark on insects attracted to artificial light.--At dusk each evening during 13th- 15th May 1964, at Titov Veles, Yugoslavia, I watched up to 43 Lesser Kestrels Falco naumanni hawking for moths and other insects in the vicinit...
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01 April 1959
Comments Notes Miss Jennifer Bak and I were on board' the Marine Biological Association's ship " S a r s i a " off Plymouth, Devon, near the Eddystone lighthouse, and saw a large migratory movement of b i r d s : in 4J hours' observation we counted some 1,600, mostly sm...
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01 November 1955
Comments Notes Gull-billed Terns in Sussex.--On 29th May 1955, I saw two Gullbilled Terns (Gelochelidon nilotica) flying- slowly eastward together just off shore at Langney Point, Sussex. I w a s able to note the short, thick and completely black bills, the stocky shape...
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