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Letters

01 November 2011
Comments Letters Michael Shrubb's (2011) review of the histor- ical status of the Great Bustard Otis tarda in Britain very much follows our paper (Waters & Waters 2005) and we agree with most of what he writes. His main conclusion, that the Great Bustard did not colonise ...
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Notes

01 November 2011
Comments Notes The first breeding record of Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus in Poland was in 1973, in the Biebrza Marshes in northeast Poland. Since the 1980s, the numbers of Whooper Swans breeding in Poland have increased, reflecting a wider range expansion and populatio...
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Recent reports

01 November 2011
Comments Recent Reports This summary of unchecked reports covers mid August to early October 2011. Headlines There were some exciting seabirds at the end of August and into early September, including a Madeiran Storm- petrel, Yelkouan and two Macaronesian Shearwaters, several F...
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