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Letters

01 July 1959
Comments Letters B L A C K B I R D S F E E D I N G ON M A R I N E W O R M S S I R S , -- I can confirm the note by Mr. Roger Harkness (antea, p. 97) on Blackbirds (Turdus merula) feeding on marine worms, strangely enough from the same part of Hampshire--at Hill Head, whic...
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Notes

01 July 1959
Comments Notes Duration of dives of Black-throated Diver.--In Sutherland on -25th May 1955 we were able to make continuous observations for nearly four hours on the diving of a Black-throated Diver (Gavia arctica). T h e site was a loch half a mile wide and seven miles ...
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Migration of the Oystercatcher

01 July 1959
Comments Main paper ONE OF THE tentative conclusions reached in E. J. M. Buxton's paper on this subject (antea, vol. L, pp. 519-526) was that mature Oystercatchers (Haematopus ostralegus) "do not move so far away from their breeding area as immature birds". This conclusion c...
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