SIRS,--May I confirm M. Jacques Delamain's Observation of HedgeSparrows (antea, p . 19). I saw a similar " display " take place on April gth, 1928, in north Northumberland. The courtship took place on a countryroad and was in progress when I arrived. Theattitudes of the male and female were essentially as described b y M. Delamain, as were the frequent pecks by the male a t the female's vent. The male...

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