for a considerable time I have had almost conclusive evidence that the Pintail {Anas a. acuta) has occasionally nested in the Romney Marsh-Dungeness area, I long ago determined to let this accumulate until I could produce a certain case at first hand. Now that I am at last in a position to do so, it seems to be a suitable occasion to put the rest of the evidence on record. Up to the summer of 1909...

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