Notes

01 September 2011
Comments Notes On 8th April 2010, PT found two Greylag Goose Anser anser nests on a ruined castle in Co. Cork. Greylags are typically ground- nesters but there are documented cases of (single) Greylag nests in trees (e.g. Redfern 2002, Coath, 2006); to our knowledge,...
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Conservation research news

01 February 2004
Comments News and comment The conflict between raptor conservation and the maintenance of high densities of grouse for shooting interests has often led to the suggestion that illegal use of poisoned baits to control predators is more likely to occur on grouse moors than in othe...
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Notes

01 April 2002
Comments Notes On 25th May 1999, in open parkland at Oxenford Farm, near Elstead, Surrey, a Greylag Goose Anser anser was discovered nesting in a hollow branch in a large, dead oak Quercus tree (plate 104). As the nest hole was approximately 10 m from the ground, it ...
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Letters

01 June 1958
Comments Letters S I R S , -- U n d e r the above title (anlea, vol. L, p p . 432-434), R. Hewson has usefully drawn attention to the aerobatics-- familiar in individuals--that are sometimes performed by flocks of Ravens (Corvus corax) and has discussed questions suggeste...
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A Raven Roost in Devon

01 January 1956
Comments Main paper A T least one large roost of Ravens (Corvus corax) has been reported in Scotland and another in W a l e s . In W . Cornwall there was one in 1945 and 1946 near an abnormally liberal food supply. In October the number of Ravens using this roost was between...
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The fledging of a brood of Ravens

01 April 1955
Comments Main paper the fledging of a brood of five young Ravens (Corvus corax) on Skokholm, Pembrokeshire. T h e island supports only one breeding pair and that year they had nested on the north-facing Guillemots' or Ravens' cliff, choosing a ledge only some 15 to 20 feet f...
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