SIRS,--As the Statement in The Handbook of British Birds (Vol. III, p. 109) that the Osprey (Pandion h. hali/ztus) last bred at Loch Arkaig in 1902 is incorrect this should be corrected. A pair nested regularly ever since I can remember up to 1908 and thereafter a Single bird returned aiinually up to 1913. They nested on a small island adjacent to the Chapel Island at the east end of the Loch on th...

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