Letters

01 October 1985
Comments Letters Distinction between Mandarin and Wood Duck in female-type plumages. A comprehensive description of differences between Mandarin Aix galericulata and Wood Duck A. sponsa was given by C. Holt {Brit. Birds 11: 227-232). As he noted, however, some of the c...
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Notes

01 May 1978
Comments Notes Mutual cartwheeling by Sparrowhawks  At 08.25 G M T on 6th J u n e 1976, at Rostherne Mere, Cheshire, I observed a pair of Sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus soaring over a wood, the male (identified by his much smaller size) above the female. T...
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