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 1957
Comments Notes Ortolan Bunting in Middlesex. -- On the morning of 2nd September 1956, I was Walking along the northern bank of the River Brent where it flows into the Brent Reservoir, Middlesex, noting the many migrants which had arrived in the comparative calm after a ...
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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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01 May 1941
Comments Notes WHEN reading Mr. D. Lack's article on the Chaffinch (antea, p. 216), I was particularly interested in the paragraph on " female song." Just over a year ago (early in March, 1940) I heard at Brent Park, Hendon, a bird singing, which I did not recognize at...
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