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Reviews

01 March 1958
Comments Reviews By N . F . TICEHURST. (Cleaver-Hume, London, 1957). 131 p a g e s ; 32 plates in blackand-white and two-colour line. 35s. T H E LITTLE we know of the past history of birds in Britain is derived from archaelogical research during" prehistoric excavations,...
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Notes

01 March 1958
Comments Notes Glossy Ibis in D o r s e t -- O n 3rd December 1956, an adult male Glossy Ibis (Plegadis falcinellus) was shot in the water meadows of the River F r o m e a t Stratton, near Dorchester, Dorset, by C. J. R. Pope. T h e bird w a s examined in the flesh by R...
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Recent reports and news

01 March 1958
Comments News and comment The items here are largely unchecked reports, and must not be regarded as authenticated records. They are selected, on the present writer's judgment alone, from sources generally found to be reliable. Observers' names are usually omitted in case a report ...
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Request for information

01 March 1958
Comments Editorials The 1957 irruptions of tits and other species.--The organisers report a good response to the earlier appeals (antea, vol. L, pp. 495 and 542) for information about the movements of tits (Parus spp). and other birds in the autumn of 1957. For England and W...
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Letters

01 March 1958
Comments Letters I N F O R M A T I O N W A N T E D ON L A P W I N G C H I C K S S I R S , -- F r o m observations made over a number of years on the growth and development of young Lapwings (Vanellus vanellus), it would appear that early hatching chicks develop more rapid...
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