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The spring plumage of the Cormorant

01 May 1958
Comments Open Access T H E APPEARANCE in various parts of the British Isles every year, especially in March and April, of a few white-headed birds in flocks of Cormorants (Phalacrocorax carbo) has inevitably raised the question of the identification of the Southern race (P...
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Reviews

01 May 1958
Comments Reviews By GUY MOUNTFORT. Illustrated by E R I C HOSKING. (Hutchinson, London, 1958). 240 p a g e s ; 60 plates incorporating 130 photographs in monochrome and colour; line-drawings. 30s. O N E OF THE SYMPTOMS of the modern " o r n i t h o m a n i a " to which M...
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Notes

01 May 1958
Comments Notes Red-breasted Goose in Sussex.--While watching a flock of 112 White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons) on flood water at Amberley, Sussex, on 8th February 1958, one of us (P.R.M.) had a brief view of a Red-breasted Goose (Branta ruficollis) amongst them. The ...
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Recent reports and news

01 May 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 May 1958
Comments Editorials FIELD INVESTIGATIONS OF THE BRITISH TRUST FOR ORNITHOLOGY Status of the Wryneck.--Readers are reminded that all records of this species are of value (see antea, p. 163) and should be sent to editors of. county bird reports or, in cases of doubt, to the or...
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