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BB on DVD

01 October 2006
Comments Editorials As we reported last year (Brit. Birds 98: 563), as part of plans to mark our 100th volume we hope to produce a DVD containing all the editorial from the last 100 years. We have looked at various possibilities, and we believe that the most exciting opti...
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Seventy-five years ago

01 October 2006
Comments Other GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKERS BORING IN TELEPHONE POLES. Im June, 1931, the Inspector of the Post Office Engineering Department at Yeovil, Somerset, informed me that he had to renew three telephone poles at Chilton Cantelo, near Yeovil, owing to their...
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Conservation research news

01 October 2006
Comments News and comment There are 354 species of parrot (Psittacidae) in the world, of which 129 (36%) are listed as Threatened or Near Threatened by the IUCN. Of these, 71 (55%) are threatened to some extent by trade. Proponents of the wild-bird trade often put forward the a...
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Notes

01 October 2006
Comments Notes All Notes submitted to British Birds are subject to independent review, either by the Notes Panel or by the BB Editorial Board.Those considered appropriate for BB will be published either here or on our website (www.britishbirds.co.uk) subject to the a...
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News and Comment

01 October 2006
Comments News and comment The reintroduction bandwagon rolls on. The ninth British bird species in recent years to be subject to a reintroduction programme will be the Common Crane Grus grus. The `Great Crane Project' was unveiled at this year's Birdfair by the project partners...
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Request

01 October 2006
Comments Editorials Preparations are being made for the compilation of the tenth Turkey Bird Report, which will cover the period 2002–06. Once again, the report will be produced by an Anglo–­Turkish team, comprising Barbaros Demirci, Metehan Özen and Guy M. Kirwan, ...
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