01 September 2002
Comments Letters While it came as no great surprise to the observers of the `Dungeness petrel' (Brit. Birds 95: 156-165) that the record was rejected, this feeling merely reflects what we take to be a widespread view among observers: that the BBRC finds it very difficu...
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01 December 1998
Comments Notes I agree with Rob Hume's editorial comment on Roderick Thome's account of a presumed melanistic Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus in Orkney (Brit. Birds 89: 570) that such melanism is rare among gulls. In ten years of active gull-watching, I have seen ...
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