T H E purpose of this paper is to analyse the recovery records of birds of species of " c h a t s " ringed in the British Isles under the scheme now managed by the Bird-Ringing Committee of the British Trust for Ornithology and earlier by the late H . F . Witherby, Editor of British Birds. The group is for this purpose taken as comprising the genera Oenanthe, Saxicola and Phoenicurus. The number of ...

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