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Visit to the great starling roost on Gittisham Common (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 5 April 1930)

Type of event
lantern lecture
Full title
Visit to the great starling roost on Gittisham Common
5 April 1930
single event
Time of day
People linked to event

ROWDEN, A.O.  (1877-1960) – lecturer

Organisations linked to event

RAMC Field Club – organiser

Proceedings of the College Field Club and Natural History Society: 1929-1930 (Exeter: University College of the South West of England, 1930), p. 7
  –  [a more detailed account of the visit is also given on the same page]

“Mr A.O. Rowden – Account of visit to the great Starling Roost on Gittisham Common on March 8th, organised by him for members of the Club and friends. The roost was a plantation of tall laurels at the intersection of four roads, and lantern slides from photographs taken by Mr Rowden on this and other visits to the spot showed flocks of birds arriving, alighting on the tall trees of the plantation and then dropping into the laurels.”


This appears to be a contribution to a longer meeting programme rather than a commplete lecture in itself.

Lucerna ID 7006259

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 12 January 2017

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