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...

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