Notes

01 December 1947
Comments Notes I AM indebted to the Rev. L. G. M. Sheldon, of Crowborough, Sussex, who is an experienced ornithologist and at whose vicarage these notes were made, for providing me with the following facts. In mid-April of this year, 1947, a cock Pied Wagtail (Motacill...
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Notes

01 March 1946
Comments Notes O N March ijth, 1945, I was in a convoy moving slowly south through the'Irish Sea. The day was brilliantly fine, the sea quite calm. In the morning the Welsh Hills were visible, but otherwise we saw neither coast. There was no fog, however. There was a v...
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Reviews

01 February 1945
Comments Reviews The Breeding Distribution, History and Population of the North Atlantic Gannet (Sola bassana). By James Fisher and H. G. Vevcrs. Part I.--A History of the G a n n e t s Colonies, and t h e Census in 1939. Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol. xii, pp. 173-213, ...
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Notes

01 October 1944
Comments Notes ON April 24th, 1942, near Bow, mid-Devon, Sgt. H. Huggins, R.A.F., found the nest of a Carrion-Crow (Corvus c. coro-ne) containing two young birds just hatched, three eggs just chipping and three which were found to be hard set, evidently about a week fr...
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Notes

01 November 1942
Comments Notes SOMETIME ago my attention was attracted by the curious behaviour of a pair of Carrion-Crows (Corvus c. corone). They were on a house in one of the new housing estates near London, and were engaged in Walking or half-running up and down the sloping roof w...
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Nest-Sanitation

01 May 1941
Comments Main paper Faeces carried; no data for first few days ; at a late stage young defaecate from the opening ; if deposited on " doorstep " they are carried; if they fall clear they are left, even if conspicuous (B.H.R., R.G.A., A.H.M.C). [Voided at entrance of nest and...
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