Bulletin BOC 137(1) now available

Feral Pigeons Columba livia with phaeomelanised plumage (ash-red) but different wing patterns: (15A) Barred (the white primaries and head feathers are the product of leucism) and (15B) Chequer, Leiden, the Netherlands, 19 August 2007 (©Hein van Grouw). From Bull. B.O.C. 2017 137(1): 26.

BOC Bulletin 137, No. 1 (March 2017) is now available for viewing or download from this website. You can download a PDF for the whole issue or PDFs for individual papers.

This issue contains nine papers of wide interest, ranging from by What is the breeding range and breeding season of Pearly-breasted Cuckoo Coccyzus euleri? New records and breeding in French Guiana Olivier Claessens, Michel Giraud-Audine, Frédéric Royer & Lydie Sénécaux and The dark side of birds: melanism—facts and fiction by Hein van Grouw to Range extension for Buff-fronted Owl Aegolius harrisii in north-east Brazil and a case of Heterochromia iridis in Strigidae by Juan Ruiz-Esparza, José Percílio Mendonça Costa, Caroline Santos, Daniela Pinheiro Bitencurti Ruiz-Esparza, Raone Beltrão-Mendes & Stephen F. Ferrari.

A full list of the papers published in each volume since 1993 can be viewed at the BOC Bulletin Index page.

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