SIRS,---Miss Hibbert-Ware (Little Owl Inquiry, antea, pp. 215-216) prefaces her remarks on Little Owls 011 Skokholm Island, Pembrokeshire, with the w o r d s : " T h e following incident seems, however, t o contradict these conclusions [that t h e Little Owl does not appear t o feed on birds in such large numbers as t o be harmful t o t h e species t h a t form its prey]. I t must, therefore, be ex...

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