WITH but the following exception I cannot personally call to mind the Rook (Corvus f. frugilegus) selecting this tree for nesting purposes. Last year several nests were built in a row of these spire-shaped trees at Chaddesley Corbett, Worcestershire, and this year the number of nests increased to twelve, three trees only being occupied, and one had eight of the nests therein. This rookery is a la...

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