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Reviews

01 March 1953
Comments Reviews Check-List of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Prepared b y the List Sub-Committee of the British Ornithologists' Union. (B.O.U., 1952). Obtainable from H. F. & G. Witherby, Ltd., 7s. 6d. This list is the result of work begun about 6 years ago. It ...
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Notes

01 March 1953
Comments Notes Red-throated Diver taking off from the ground.--With reference to the note on this subject (antea, vol. xlv, p. 331), I write to record that on February 25th, 1951, at Hornsea Mere, Yorkshire, I saw a Red-throated Diver (Colymbus stellatus) apparently sl...
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The Arctic Skua in Caithness

01 March 1953
Comments Main paper little has been published recently on the status of the Arctic Skua (Stercorarius parasiticus) in Caithness, and in order to try to provide fuller information than that quoted by Southern (1943) I spent a week on the Caithness moors in 1952 from June 21st...
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Letters

01 March 1953
Comments Letters SIRS,--We were interested to read Mr. Nelder's letter in your November, 1952, number (antea, vol. xlv, p. 430) and feel we should like to dispel any idea that possible bias in the collection of records is not already fully appreciated by those responsible...
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Reviews

01 March 1953
Comments Reviews The Birds of Leicestershire and Rutland, 1951. The first seven pages of this report are occupied by an account of the various concerted inquiries by the Society the utility of which it is not possible to evaluate from a single years' work. This must be l...
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