SIRS,--With reference t o t h e letter from t h e Hon. G. Charteris (antea, p. 120), I can record three definite instances of Chaffinches having second broods. 1. I n 1938 a pair ringed b y me with coloured rings for identification nested in a holly just outside m y garden ; t h e young were out of t h e nest b y May 17th, and were still being fed on t h e 24th. On June n t h I saw t h e same pair...

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