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01 April 1959
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 writers' judgment alone, from sources generally found to be reliable. Observers' names are usually omitted for reasons of sp...
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Letters

01 April 1959
Comments Letters CROSSBILLS AT FAIR ISLE, 1956 SIRS,--May I point out some inaccuracies in the data concerning Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra) at Fair Isle in 1956, as given by Mr. F. R. Smith in his interesting paper "The Crossbillinvasion of 1956 and the subsequent breed...
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Reviews

01 April 1959
Comments Reviews By LILLI KOENIG. Translated from the German by MARJORIE LATZKE. W i t h a foreword by KONRAD LORENZ. (Metheum, London, 1958). 159 p a g e s ; 24 photographs and many line drawings. 18s. T H E AUTHOR of this delightful book combines a scientific attitude ...
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Notes

01 April 1959
Comments Notes Miss Jennifer Bak and I were on board' the Marine Biological Association's ship " S a r s i a " off Plymouth, Devon, near the Eddystone lighthouse, and saw a large migratory movement of b i r d s : in 4J hours' observation we counted some 1,600, mostly sm...
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