Notes

01 May 1990
Comments Notes Wren fighting with Cetti's Warbler. At 07.30 GMT on 9th August 1987, at Abbey Mead Lake, Newhythe, Kent, I noticed a Wren Troglodytes troglodytes and a Cetti's Warbler Cettia cetti fighting on the ground. They were locked in battle, and I came to withi...
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01 October 1985
Comments Notes Feeding behaviour and voice of Cory's Shearwater at sea. On 18th August 1982, on board the Cypriot ferry Sol Phryne nearing Piraeus, Greece, I spent several hours trying to photograph a group of up to 70 Cory's Shearwaters Calonectris diomedea followin...
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01 November 1983
Comments Notes Division of parental care by Mute Swans In May 1978, at Marazion marsh, Cornwall, a pair of Mute Swans Cygnus olor reared three cygnets. In the first four weeks the family remained intact, keeping near the nest site in pools. During this period...
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01 December 1971
Comments Notes Interaction of Short-eared Owl, Kestrel and H e n Harrier over pipit prey I read with interest the note by T. M. Clegg and D. S. Henderson (Brit. Birds, 64: 317-318) on a Kestrel Falco tinnunculus taking prey from a Short-eared Owl Asia flammeus. At 09.40...
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01 July 1968
Comments Notes Little Grebes choking to death on fish.--On ioth March 1968, at Brompton-on-Swale, near Catterick, Yorkshire, J. V. Anderson discovered a freshly dead bird on the river bank, with a fish jammed in its bill. I visited the spot with him the next day and fou...
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01 January 1968
Comments Notes Feeding relationship between mullet and Herring Gulls.--On 26th August 1967, at Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, I watched a shoal of mullet Mugil sp. swimming in ten feet of water alongside a small trawler tied up in the North Harbour. These mullet were lift...
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