Notes

01 March 2000
Comments Notes At 08.51 GMT on 19th October 1995, near Keyhaven, Hampshire, I noticed a Great Skua Catharacta skua in fierce pursuit of a Little Egret Egretta garzetta about 1 km away over nearby saltmarsh. The egret was soon seized by the left wing and tumbled into ...
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Monthly marathon

01 March 1992
Comments Other Although mostly submerged , that bird flopping in the water (Brit. Birds 84: plate 296) was very distinctive. Answers given were: Sabine's Gull Larus sabini (88%) Gannet Sula bassana (2%) Osprey Pandion haliaetus (1%) Great Black-backed Gull Larus...
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Letters

01 August 1963
Comments Letters SIRS,--Is it generally known t h a t t h e Green Woodpecker eats fruit ? I watched one on October 23rd making a hearty meal off an apple a few yards from m y window, and since then many large apples picked u p plainly show t h e marks of this bird's power...
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Letters

01 June 1955
Comments Letters Uses of photography and sound-recording to reinforce sight records of unusual birds Sirs,--Your editorial on sight records of unusual birds (Brit. Birds, 55: 557-560), though comprehensive, omits reference to the value of reinforcing such records by photo...
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Notes

01 October 1954
Comments Notes and David Lack have given data showing that the times of arrival of greatest numbers of certain Passerines at the Kentish Knock Lightship and on the S.E. coast of England strongly suggest that they left the Continental coast at dawn (antea, vol. xlvi, pp....
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Letters

01 February 1933
Comments Letters SIRS,---1 am in possession of letters relating to the birds of the following districts and if application is made to me a t the address below I am prepared to post them to those who may be sufficiently interested. Bedfordshire, Berks., Bucks., Cornwall, C...
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