Letters

01 March 1975
Comments Letters Manx Shearwaters plunge-diving Manx Shearwaters Puffinus puffinus commonly feed by plunge-diving, in the manner described by Bernard King {Brit. Birds, 67: 77), when fish shoals are located very close to the surface. I think that the presence ,...
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Letters

01 February 1966
Comments Letters Puffinosis among Manx Shearwaters Sirs,--In his paper describing the virus disease, puffinosis, among Manx Shearwaters Procellaria puffinus on Skokholm, Pembrokeshire (Brit. Birds, 58: 426-434), Dr. M. P. Harris discusses the epizootics of 1962, 1963 and ...
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Notes

01 May 1962
Comments Notes Wilson's Phalarope in Cornwall.--Early on the morning of 15 th June 1961 J.E.B. came across an unfamiliar medium-sized wader with plain brown upper-parts and a dull white rump and tail, on Marazion Marsh, Cornwall. He contacted Dr. G. Allsop and between t...
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Notes

01 September 1959
Comments Notes Petrels (Oceanodroma leucorrhoa) have been known to breed on the Flannan Isles, some 20 miles west of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, since 1904 ( W . Eagle Clarke, Annals Scot. Nat. Hist., 1905, pp. 8-19 and 80-86). However, apart from the discovery of colo...
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