THIS account, and the accompanying photographs, are the result of an investigation into the aggressive displays of the Ringed Plover (Charadrius h. hiaticula). The displays were evoked by means of a stuffed specimen of a Ringed Plover, and by the use of a mirror. These latter were placed at, or near, a nest of the birds which we found on a sandy heath in the Suffolk " Breckland." We studied the disp...

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