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British Birds, June 2011

07 June 2011
Comments Latest issues Summary of contents A history of the Institute for Avian Research - Helgoland Bird Observatory This is a translation of an article originally published in German in 2010, to help celebrate the centenary of the establis...
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Notes

01 June 2011
Comments Notes On 13th July 2010, while returning from a singlehanded voyage to west Greenland, I had a close encounter with, and was able to pho- tograph, a Black-browed Albatross Thalas- sarche melanophris (plate 184). It was at about 10.00 hrs local time, and my posi...
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News and comment

01 June 2011
Comments News and comment Following the disastrous oil spill after the grounding, in March 2011, of the cargo ship MS Oliva on Nightingale Island, part of the Tristan da Cunha UK Overseas Territory (Brit. Birds 104: 229, 282) and home to half the world population of Northern Rockh...
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Recent reports

01 June 2011
Comments News and comment This summary of unchecked reports covers early April to early May 2011. Headlines As spring kicked in, most winter visitors moved on, although laggards included the 'Stejneger's Scoter' in Co. Kerry, American Coot in Co. Mayo, Northern Harrier in Co. Wex...
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Tristan penguins update

07 June 2011
Comments News and comment Following the disastrous oil spill after the grounding, in March 2011, of the cargo ship MS Oliva on Nightingale Island, part of the Tristan da Cunha UK Overseas Territory (Brit. Birds 104: 229, 282) and home to half the world population...
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OSME summer meeting

07 June 2011
Comments News and comment The Summer Meeting of the Ornithological Society of the Middle East, the Caucasus and Central Asia (OSME) will be held on Saturday 16th July at BTO HQ, Thetford, Norfolk. Doors open at 10.00 am and non-members are welcome. Speakers include Phil Cannings, ...
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