Letters

01 March 1975
Comments Letters Manx Shearwaters plunge-diving Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus commonly feed by plunge-diving, in the manner described by Bernard King {Brit. Birds, 67: 77), when fish shoals are located very close to the surface. I think that the presence ,...
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Letters

01 February 1966
Comments Letters Puffinosis among Manx Shearwaters Sirs,--In his paper describing the virus disease, puffinosis, among Manx Shearwaters Procellaria puffinus on Skokholm, Pembrokeshire (Brit. Birds, 58: 426-434), Dr. M. P. Harris discusses the epizootics of 1962, 1963 and ...
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Letters

01 December 1965
Comments Letters 'The original misidentification of the Hampshire Cetti's Warbier' Sirs,--The letter from R. H. Charlwood and D. D . Harber (Brit. Birds, 58: 225-227) contains a garbled account of what happened at Titchfield Haven, Hampshire, in connection with the identi...
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Letters

01 May 1955
Comments Letters A M E R I C A N L A N D - B I R D S IN W E S T E R N E U R O P E SIRS,---I should like to offer brief comments on the fine paper on "American land birds in western E u r o p e " in the January issue (ante a, pp. 1-14). It seems to me that it may overstate...
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Letters

01 April 1938
Comments Letters SIRS,--Since a t one or two widely separated localities in t h e Midlands this bird appears t o be on t h e increase, a n d in places is actually re-establishing itself after years of absence, i t h a s been thought desirable t o hold a thorough inquiry i...
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Notes

01 February 1935
Comments Notes FOR the last few years I have examined a number of Jays killed in Essex, in the hope of finding the Continental form. On November 22nd, 1934, one, a female, was shot at Longwood, Layer Marney, Essex, which had the lower mantle and back greyer than usual....
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