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Looking back

01 January 2002
Comments Other `The Birds of the Western Palearctic Volume 1 is now at an advanced stage, with page proofs expected shortly. It will be published by the Oxford University Press, it is hoped in May 1977 at £25, under the double title Handbook of the Birds of Europe, ...
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Notes

01 January 2002
Comments Notes Red-throated Divers feeding young in October; Common Kestrel taking Canary from cage; The call of Common Cuckoo; Unusual flight behaviour of Common Swift; Green Woodpecker chasing Eurasian Sparrowhawk; Great Spot...
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Looking Back

01 January 2002
Comments Seventy-five years ago:  ‘CORMORANT IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE. A COR- MORANT (Phalacrocorax c. carbo) appeared on the lake in the Buxton Gardens on November 20th, 1926. It was in immature plumage and allowed me to get within fi...
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Monthly marathon

01 January 2002
Comments Other Anyone reading this column on a regular basis could be forgiven for thinking that there really is a need for a ‘Guide to Headless Waders’! They crop up with alarming regularity, and here we have another: Monthly Marathon photo number 182 (B...
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