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Letters

01 August 1953
Comments Letters S I R S , -- I was most interested to read the account by J. D. Macdonald of t h e recovery of an albatross in Derbyshire (antea, pp. I I O - I I I ) and to see the accompanying photograph (plate 13), because in m y opinion the bird was a Yellow-nosed Alb...
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Review

01 August 1953
Comments Reviews The Birds of Lancashire. By Clifford Oakes. (Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1953). 21s. od. One cannot fail to be impressed by the wealth of information which is presented here, and the care with which it has evidently been sifted. Local distribution, of cours...
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Notes

01 August 1953
Comments Notes On the feeding habits of the Redshank and the Spotted Redshank.-- Observations were made on the feeding of Redshank (Tringa totanus) and Spotted Redshank (T. erythropus) on a shallow, tideless mud lagoon surrounded by reeds. The method employed was to ob...
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Report on bird-ringing for 1952

01 August 1953
Comments Main paper This is the sixteenth reportf issued on behalf of the Committee, continuing the earlier sequence under the title " The British Birds Marking Scheme." It combines a report on the progress of ringing during 1952, with a selected list of recent recovery reco...
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