September 1936 – vol. 30, issue 4–136 To the Editors of British Birds. SIRS,--Mr. B. W. Tucker's difficulty in reconciling his own observations on Ardeola ibis ibis at the nest with t h e published authorities (antea, p p . 70-73} is more or less paralleled by my own recent experience with the Large Egret (Egretta alba) and the Smaller Egret (Egretta intermedia). In both species the Fauna of British India describes t h e bill in breed... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.