Report on the Migration of Birds Volume 7-9

Report on the Migration of Birds Volume 7-9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...3; o. m. L.) Godrevy L.V.--Several Redwings at 7 p.m.; a few killed. Wolf Rock L.h.--Four Terns at 4 P.m. Eddystone L.h.--Redwings and Starlings from 7 to 10 P.m.; many caught and more lost over. (N.E., 2; c. m. and c. m. D.) Start Point L.H.--Many Thrushes, also Ring Ouzels and Spotted Flycatchers; fifty Thrushes, two Ring Ouzels, and two Flycatchers captured. October 20th. Langness L.H.--Twelve Missel Thrushes flying W. at 7.30 A.m. A large flock of Lapwings appeared at 3 p.m. A Goldcrest on lantern from 9 p.m. to 3 A.m. Chickens Rock L.H.--Large numbers of birds were observed flying round the lantern, and a Lark and a Goldfinch perched. Selker L.V.--Blackbirds, Thrushes, and Larks in numbers at lantern all night and on early morning of 21st; many struck and lost over. Morecambe. Bay L.v.--One Linnet, three Starlings, and three Larks on deck at 10.40 A.m. Dee L.V.--Flocks of Titlarks all forenoon; one Wren on deck at 8.15 A.m. Menai L.h.--Flocks of Linnets, Stai-lings, and Crows on the shore at 7 A.m. Skerries L.h.--Three dozen Starlings and Larks killed at 10 P.m. Holyhead Breakwater L.h.--A Starling and Goldcrest captured at 9 p.m. South Stack L.H.--A great number of Blackbirds, Thrushes, Starlings, and Larks; also one Goldcrest, one Robin, and one Chaffinch flying around the lantern from 8 P.m. to midnight. Carnarvon Bay L.V.--Starlings, Finches, and Larks at sunrise; many caught on deck. (N.E., 3; c. m.) Bardsey L.h.--" Eighty Blackbirds and about fifty Thrushes killed at lantern." Cardigan Bay L.V.--One Rook and two Chaffinches at 11.30a.m. Smalls L.h.--One Corncrake killed at lantern. Scarweather L.V.--Six Larks, three dozen Sparrows, and three dozen Linnets passed N.E. between 8.30 and 10.30 A.m. Nash L.H.--Two Skylarks killed...show more

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  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 336g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236504402
  • 9781236504401