MARTINSON of Foresters Lodge, Wolsingham, in the Wear valley, rcports that from January ioth to 28th, 1943, he had under Observation five Two-barred Crossbills (Loxia l. bifasciala). Flocks of the Common Crossbill (Loxia c. curvirostra) have been present all through the winter in the coniferous woodlands on the Foresters Lodge estate ; but it was not until January ioth that Mr. Martinson noticed ...

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