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 August 1946
Comments Notes As there is no mention in The Handbook of British Birds of a female Greenfinch (Chloris ch. chloris) singing, the following may be worthy of note. 1 have in my garden near Crawley, Sussex, a nest of this species in a cypress-tree, which hatched on May 21...
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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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