THE Common Sandpiper {Actitis hypoleucos) is rather rare as a breeding species in Glamorgan, even in the northern half of the county, and has only once or twice been recorded as nesting in the southern half. Birds on passage in spring and autumn are numerous and widely distributed, however, and for the last 23 years-- 1922 to 1944 inclusive--I have made fairly regular weekly observations on their ...

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