Hybrid Great Tit x Blue Tit

01 April 2021
Comments Notes On 2nd February 2019, CE was mist-netting at a garden feeder near Hexham, in Northumberland, at a site where he has trapped in excess of 20,000 Great Tits Parus major and Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus (approximate ratio 1:2) since 1985. A...
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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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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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Notes

01 January 1979
Comments Notes Success of artificial island nest-sites for divers  The breeding success of divers Gavia in south mainland Argyll has been very poor For some years (e.g. one young from eight pairs): too low to ensure maintenance of the populatio...
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Notes

01 February 1976
Comments Notes Peregrine and Raven possibly contaminated by Fulmar oil With reference to R. A. Broad's paper on Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis oil contamination (Brit. Birds, 67: 297-301), the following observations of possible oiling may be of interest. On 10th J...
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