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Recent reports and news

01 April 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 April 1958
Comments Editorials THE 1957 IRRUPTIONS OF TITS A N D OTHER SPECIES : INTERIM REPORT In view of the great interest in the irruptions of tits (Parus spp.) and certain other birds in the autumn of 1957 (antea, p. 130; and vol. L, pp. 495 and 542), we asked the organizers of th...
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Letters

01 April 1958
Comments Letters S I R S , -- I should be most grateful if anyone who has any specimens of flatflies (Hippoboscidae), taken from birds, would lend or give them to me for examination connected with my research at the D e p a r t m e n t of Zoology, University of Hull, Yor...
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Notes

01 April 1958
Comments Notes Fish-hook in Heron's pellet.--In March 1956 Tom Schutte brought me the pellet of a Heron (Ardea cinerea) that he had found on the 4th of that month, by the River Beane at Waterford, Hertfordshire. It was composed almost entirely of fur (? W a t e r Vole, ...
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