Harries, S, Richmond, D, Dickson, R. C, Ladhams, D. E, Harries, S, Richmond, D, Dickson, R. C, Ladhams, D. E, Harries, S, Richmond, D, Ladhams, D. E & Dickson, R. C / March 2014 – vol. 65, issue 5–223 Partridge plunging into water At about midday on 9th February 1972, we witnessed a remarkable piece of behaviour by a Partridge Perdix perdix at Fairham Brook, a tributary of the Trent at Clifton, Nottingham. At the point where this occurred the brook flows along a straight course. It was about eight feet wide and more than one foot deep, being swollen by recent rain and melted snow. The banks are... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.