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Letters

01 September 2011
Comments Letters It is well established that, in the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth, the prices paid by wealthy collectors for a single specimen of a British-taken rare bird could exceed the monthly earnings of the average tradesman. It has been...
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Notes

01 September 2011
Comments Notes On 8th April 2010, PT found two Greylag Goose Anser anser nests on a ruined castle in Co. Cork. Greylags are typically ground- nesters but there are documented cases of (single) Greylag nests in trees (e.g. Redfern 2002, Coath, 2006); to our knowledge,...
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News and comment

01 September 2011
Comments News and comment The RSPB has ended its partnership with Scottish and Southern Energy after a decade spent pro- moting a renewable energy scheme that generated more than £1m for the Society. The RSPB Energy scheme supplied customers with electricity from 'green' sourc...
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Recent reports

01 September 2011
Comments News and comment This summary of unchecked reports covers early July to early August 2011. Headlines In a relatively quiet period, it was waders that attracted most attention, in particular a Red-necked Stint in Co. Kerry, Pacific Golden Plovers in Cornwall and Co. Der...
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Voices for Nature

30 September 2011
Comments News and comment 'This 'coming-together' in New Networks for Nature is what we desperately need to realise what the natural world means to us - now when we are facing its loss' Mike McCarthy, Environmental Editor The Independent ...
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The Norfolk Cranes' Story

01 September 2011
Comments Reviews By John Buxton and Chris Durdin Wren Publishing, 2011 Hbk, 134pp; many colour photographs ISBN 978-0-9542545-5-1 Subbuteo code M21083 £30.00 BB Bookshop price £25.00 Having played a small part in the early stages of this story, I have to decl...
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