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Notes

01 August 2001
Comments Notes The White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus bred regularly in the Mandra-Burgas marshes, along the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, until at least 1944 (Prostov 1964), with sporadic breeding recorded until 1958 (Arabadjiev 1974). In 1966, two pairs of White Pe...
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Letters

01 August 2001
Comments Letters Prompted by W. R. P. Bourne's letter (Brit. Birds 94: 209), I feel compelled to set the record straight on a more widely quoted incorrect date. The first British occurrence of the Slavonian Grebe Podiceps auritus is invariably given as 1796 (e.g. Yarre...
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News and Comment

01 August 2001
Comments News and comment The name Chris Perrins will always be linked, ornithologically, with Oxford, both with the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology and with BWP. Chris has recently agreed to take on the role of President of the British Ornithologists' Union when Ian...
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Reviews

01 August 2001
Comments Reviews BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES By Adrian Skerrett, Ian Bullock & Tony Disley. Christopher Helm,A & C Black, London, 2001. 320 pages; 53 colour plates; maps. ISBN 0-7136-3973-3. Paperback, £25.00. these are described in detail, with colour plates of a ver...
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