Notes

01 June 1960
Comments Notes Piracy by GadwalL--On 30th December 1959, near Cley, Norfolk, we watched four Gadwall (Anas strepera) worrying a drake Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina), apparently with the aim of robbing it of its food. They followed it very closely and whenever it div...
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Notes

01 March 1945
Comments Notes IN reference to Mr. David Lack's note on Blackbirds (Turdus m. merula) singing in London at the end of January (antea, Vol. xxxviii, p. 116), in some parts of London such as Kensington, where there are many houses with gardens, it is quite exceptional fo...
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Notes

01 February 1943
Comments Notes IN February, 1942, seventy-five nesting boxes were put up inone of the oak woods of the Forest of Dean, with the object of encouraging the breeding of insectivorous birds (tits, in particular) and thus alleviating, if possible, the recurrent outbreaks of...
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