Notes

01 September 1971
Comments Notes Female Golden Orioles in male plumage In the first part of his current series on 'Scarce migrants in Britain and Ireland during 1958-67' (Brit. Birds, 62: 169-189) D r J. T. R. Sharrock was right to point out that first-year male Golden Orioles Oriolus or...
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01 September 1946
Comments Notes THE habit of sun-bathing by passerine birds.is discussed in a note by T. S. Williams (antea, p. 152). As indicated in the Editorial comment thereto this is probably commoner than at first sight appears to be the case. To the list of species given I can a...
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01 November 1944
Comments Notes ALTHOUGH Carrion-Crows (Corvus c. cowrie) and Rooks (Corvus f, frugilegws) have been recorded occasionally as nesting on electric pylons, it may be of interest to record that as a result of observations by Mr. A. E. Billett at Weston-super-Mare, Somerset...
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01 August 1936
Comments Notes A NEST of a Carrion-Crow (Corvus c. corone) in a willow tree in Walland Marsh, Kent, had a clutch of eggs which was taken on April 12th, 1936. On May 17th, the nest contained another clutch of eggs which were exactly like the first. The nest did not appe...
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01 February 1936
Comments Notes ON January 17th, 1936, the Prime Minister, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and others launched a Viscount Grey Memorial Appeal, one of whose objects is to develop " the existing scheme of research main...
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