SIRS,--The extension of the breeding range of the Lapwing {Vanellus vanellus) to Fokstumyren referred to in my previous letter (antea, p. 118) is certainly recent. Neither H. Tho. L. Schaanning in 1917 nor H. L. Ldvenskiold in 1929 and 1930 found the bird there. Possibly it first came there in 1933, * or * n * n « hotel I found a pencilled note (in an unknown Norwegian hand) recording it for th...

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