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Recent reports and news

01 January 1958
Comments News and comment By I. J. FERGUSON-LEES In order to give our readers as up-to-date as possible a picture of recent reports of rare birds, of interesting movements and "invasions", and of other news of general interest, it has been decided to try, as an experiment, a month...
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Request for information

01 January 1958
Comments Editorials The Scientific Advisory Committee of the British Trust for Ornithology recently decided that publicity should be given in Bird Study, the quarterly journal of the B.T.O., to analyses which will be the subject of future papers in British Birds. We are ple...
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Reviews

01 January 1958
Comments Reviews Illustrated by PETER SCOTT. (Collins, London, 1957). 192 p a g e s ; many black-and-white drawings. 21s. T H I S IS a delightful book; its author is both an expert wildfowler and a keen ornithologist, and his writings prove that it is possible to combine ...
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Notes

01 January 1958
Comments Notes Mr. Stephen Brady brought into the Bolton Museum a Snipe (Capella gallinago) which he had picked up dead near Rumworth Reservoir, Bolton, Lancashire. The bird was very stale, but I managed to preserve it since at first glance it was extremely dark. Subseq...
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Broken eggs in Peregrine Eyries

01 January 1958
Comments Main paper number of eyries of the Peregrine (Falco peregrinus) that I examined, there were fourteen in which one or more e g g s were either broken or disappeared, with no evidence of human or other outside interference. This would seem a larger number than could b...
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