Woodpigeons cooing at night J. N . Tomlinson's note and the accompanying editorial comment (Brit. Birds, 62: 76-77) give the impression that it is exceptional for Woodpigeons Columba palumbus to call at night. In the past 28 years, however, living in three different localities in Kent, each more or less surrounded by woodland, I have often heard nocturnal cooing from Woodpigeons. During 1941-45, in...

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