BB eye – Petrels by night

01 April 2021
Comments Editorials In June 2012, Pol Dewulf and I travelled to Pico, in the Azores, to photograph the endemic orchids. On Pico, we learnt about a colony of Cory’s Shearwaters Calonectris borealis and were recommended to visit the colony at night, when the birds ...
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Monthly marathon

01 March 1993
Comments Other The grey-and-black-and-white bird in December's puzzle picture (Brit. Birds 85: plate 322) was named by entrants as: Caspian Tern Sterna caspia (42%) Gull-billed Tern Gelochelidon nilotica (40%) Laughing Gull Larus atricilla (6%) Whiskered Tern Ch...
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01 December 1981
Comments Notes Leach's Petrel possibly feeding on worm  O n 30th September 1978, at Formby Point, Merseyside, D r B. McCarthy, myself and others were watching a large southerly movement of Leach's Petrels Oceanodroma leucorhoa, many of which were pa...
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