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A Fourth Innings with Cardus by Neville Cardus

By Neville Cardus

Fifty years of the essays, newspaper articles and press reviews from Neville Cardus, the nice cricket author. Sir Neville Cardus urges that the sport itself is extra very important than successful, avid gamers should still absolutely show themselves within the online game and he writes approximately these avid gamers who pride the senses: Hurst and Hutton, McCabe and Compton. There are essays at the Indians, West Indians and the 1948 Australians who Cardus thought of the easiest group ever to go to England. a superb article describes an innings by way of Compton that he believed to be "champagne for the gourmand, ginger pop for the boys".

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Magpies Weight ( g ) Wing length ( mm ) Weight ( g ) Fig. 4. (a) Frequency distribution of body weight (upper) and wing length (lower), in male (shaded) and female (black) magpies from Ireland. Males are larger than females on average, but there is some overlap between the sexes in both measurements. From Kavanagh (1986). (b) Using weight and wing length to separate male and female magpies. The data here are for Yellow-billed Magpies (M. D. Reynolds, unpublished). 1156). 1156 X wing length): if it is positive the bird is likely to be a male, if the score is negative or zero it is a female.

Black-billed Magpies with abnormally coloured plumage have been recorded quite frequently in both North America and Europe. These include uniformly white, fawn and grey birds, but the most common colour aberrations involve birds in which the areas which are usually black are grey or brown (Linsdale 1937; Vader et at. 1979). STUDIES OF MAGPIES This book is based to a large extent on relatively recent studies made of Black-billed and Yellow-billed Magpies in North America, and magpies in Europe. Those studies made over a number of years and involving individually marked birds have yielded the most detailed information on breeding biology and social behaviour.

7) Nest distribution strongly affected by active Goshawk nests. Nest spacing and territorial behaviour 51 Fig. 12. Aggregated distribution of Yellow-billed Magpie nests in one square kilometre on and adjacent to the Hastings Reservation, California. From M. D. Reynolds & W. D. Koenig, pers. comm. distances of 757 to 1515 metres. 5 km from the colony, and most colony members forage together. To determine just how large an area they used Mark Reynolds (pers. ) radio-tracked Yellow-bills throughout the year.

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