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Letter

01 December 2008
Comments Letters We who learnt our migrants from the Witherby Handbook and post-war observatories were told to be patient when the target was our first `Greenland Wheatear' Oenanthe oenanthe leucorhoa. `None before the last third of April and most in May' was the sum o...
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Reviews

01 December 2008
Comments Reviews FRONTIERS IN BIRDING By Martin Garner and friends. BirdGuides Ltd, London, 2008. 192 pages; black-and-white illustrations. ISBN 978-1-898110-47-7. Paperback, £19.95. In my youth, I can remember embracing wholeheartedly a series of articles written by ...
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News and comment

01 December 2008
Comments News and comment The RSPB has confirmed what fieldworkers had already realised: that some of our seabirds had a catastrophic breeding season in northern Britain in 2008. Data from the RSPB's coastal reserves show that three species, Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla, Arctic T...
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