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oology

the study of the eggs of birds.
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First published in 1954, it was something of a bible for egg collectors of those times when egg collecting was still a popular hobby.
This year we had 65 pairs, which was down again, and now we have had an egg collector wander through for personal reasons and we are going to have nothing again.
A spokesman for the RSPB said: "It must be a great shock to his friends and family but he was a notorious egg collector.
Last May, a persistent egg collector from Northumberland was fined pounds 1,000 with pounds 500 costs for possessing a collection of illegally taken birds eggs.
This year a notorious egg collector from Coventry who was convicted for the ninth time was jailed for six months.
The convicted wild bird egg collector beat a bid to make him the first person in the UK to be served with an Asbo for wildlife offences.
AN egg collector fell to his death as he climbed a tree to examine a nest, an inquest heard.
The revelation comes after a Coventry man became the most convicted illegal egg collector in the country after pleading guilty to possessing 75 birds eggs, taken from across the UK.
THE egg collector from Liverpool who got six months for stealing 453 wild birds' eggs was lucky to get off so lightly.
Mrs Roberts used to work as an egg collector on a farm for Grampian Foods but is now disabled, while her 70-year-old husband is a retired long distance lorry driver.
Rumours, however, persist at the Red Lion of a 'Battle of Flodden Mk II' following several weeks in which the strutting Scot scared off Wee Emily the Egg Collector then clawed the backside out of a retreating Young Neil's overalls.