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Notes

01 February 2003
Comments Notes Melantistic Cattle Egrets Grey Heron choking on Little Grebe A polygamous Mute Swan Hybrid Gadwall x Mallard duckling Fledging behaviour of the Red Kite in the East Midlands Dartford Warbler eating fruit ...
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Announcements

01 February 2003
Comments Editorials We are delighted to announce that Dawn Balmer has accepted our invitation to join the BB Editorial Board, from 1st February. Dawn brings the membership of the Board to seven, including the current Editor. Dawn currently works for the BTO as a Research ...
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Letter

01 February 2003
Comments Letters It seems to be conventional wisdom that the Slender-billed Curlew Numenius tenuirostris `has a remarkable capacity for vagrancy' (Steele & Vangeluwe 2002), which is supported by the very wide spread of records in Europe listed in Adam Gretton's mon...
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News and Comment

01 February 2003
Comments News and comment In Spain, the Sociedad Española de Ornitologí­a (SEO) has estimated that up to 40,000 seabirds were killed in the first month of the oil spill from the sunken tanker Prestige. The worst-affected species were Razorbill Alca torda, Atlantic Puffin Fra...
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Monthly marathon

01 February 2003
Comments Other I think most people will recognise the slim, brownish passerine with heavily streaked underparts in photograph 193 (Brit. Birds 95: plate 322, repeated here as plate 58) as some kind of pipit Anthus. That much is easy, but pipits are one group...
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