known that the Heron {Ardea cinerea) frequently eats eels, but there are probably few photographs in existence showing - the nestling's capacity to swallow them. The photograph reproduced on plate 65 was taken at Noorden, Holland, on May 1st, iqj4,. when the eldest chick was about three weeks old. I had been in my hide for some time on that day when at last after a long absence, one of the adult He...

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