THE migration of ducks seems to have been late on the west coast in the autumn of 1935 probably owing to the fact that westerly gales were almost continuous during October and November. The first Wigeon (Anas penelope)--a party of four --were seen on September 9th--an early date. The first Shovelers (Spatula clypeata) arrived on November 3rd. A count was taken on various dates and showed as follow...

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