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Looking back

01 March 2002
Comments Other Seventy-five years ago:  ‘WILLOW-TITS IN LANARKSHIRE.––Mr. Walter Stewart contributes an interesting article to the Scottish Natu- ralist (1926, pp. 147-150) on the distribution, appear- ance, habitat and nesting of t...
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Looking back

01 March 2002
Comments Other Twenty-five years ago: ‘Bald Ibis breeding Work has started on construction of special cages for captive breeding of the last Bald Ibises Geronticus eremita in Eurasia, at the Turkish village of Birecik. The cages, w...
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The Ruddy Shelduck in Britain

01 March 2002
Comments Main paper ABSTRACT The BOU Records Committee has reviewed early British records of Ruddy Shelduck Tadorna ferruginea, including those up to 1892, and post-1950 sightings, in particular those relating to the 1994 influx. None of the pre-1892 records...
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Notes

01 March 2002
Comments Notes Is there a dark morph of the North African race of Long-legged Buzzard? Dificulties in determining the age of Arctic Terns in the field Sparrowhawk extracting Gret Tit from feeding cage Hunting method of Merlins in the breeding ...
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Request

01 March 2002
Comments Editorials A study of Common Crossbills Loxia curvirostra in Scotland, shortly to be published in Ibis, has shown that the birds have different call types, recognisable on sonograms of tape-recorded calls. This finding matches the results of work carried out in N...
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