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Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Italy, history of Conder family, Seabird Group, International Waterfowl Research Bureau, miscellaneous, 1974-1989

MS. 14967/43
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  1. Correspondence regarding CITES, includes annotated drafts of bills, lists of species concerned and letters of D.A. Gray (Home Office) and Alistair Gammell (RSPB), 1975. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:38]
  2. 'A List of the Commoner and Rarer Birds of Prey of the World', Conder's annotations to Brown and Amadon's lists on what species should be in CITES. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:39]
  3. Confidential report, 'The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Investigations Department Report to the Home Office on Necessary Changes to the Birds of Prey Licensing System'. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:39]
  4. Copy of handwritten notes by (?) on 'matters to be raised' and endangered Strigiformes not contained in CITES. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:39]
  5. Correspondence regarding Conder's visit to Italy in June 1985 to study the possibilities of establishing and managing a bird reserve on Lake Comacchio. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:40]
  6. 'A Nature Centre and Nature Trails in Valle Cona, Lake Comacchio: Opportunities to be seized!' by Conder, final draft and 3 annotated drafts, 1985. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:40]
  7. Briefing by Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli for Conder on the Comacchio Valleys, including maps, 1985. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:40]
  8. Typescript 'Hide sitting and International Design' by Conder. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:41]
  9. Letter from Etrenne Lymbery on the history of the Conder family, including a bibliography of material written by the Conders, 1989. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:41]
  10. 'The Effects of Oil and Kindred Development on Wildlife' (typescript); News and comment by M.J. Everett (heavily annotated typescript); Hedgerows laden with fruit (newspaper clippings); Snowy owls, Fetlar. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:41]
  11. Papers and correspondence regarding the Seabird Group and the Seabirds at Sea Recording Project; Letters from W.R.P. Bourne, 27 Jun 1980, and P. Hope Jones, 23 Apr 1980. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:41]
  12. Four miscellaneous letters: Jorge Witeenburg, 20 Jun 1982, with plate of Amydrus tristami; P.R. Evans (University of Durham) to I.J. Ferguson-Lees, 21 Nov 1974, regarding Teesmouth Report; ? to Ian Prestt (RSPB), 11 Jan 1977. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:41]
  13. Correspondence and papers regarding the International Waterfowl Research Bureau's Census for 1979; Letter from G.L. Atkinson-Willes (co-ordinator of the Duck Research Group). Includes maps of swan population and ranges, 1967-1976, compiled by the Population and Distribution Division of the International Waterfowl Research Bureau. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:41]
  14. Various annotated drafts of 'The Assemblies and Individual Distances of Carrion Crows Corvus corone in late summer' by Conder. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:42]
  15. Handwritten and typed notes on territory and individual distance in birds. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:43]
  16. Miscellaneous items; Daily notes on a birding trip to (?); Notes on the territory of the avocet; Various notes on literature regarding birds; Notes on an African sabbatical; Typescript of chapter on 'A Diary of Migration'. [Former reference: Conder II, Box 7:44]


  • 1974-1989


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 14967/43

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom