Red-legged Partridge paddling in the sea.--On 24th March 1962, at Hunstanton, Norfolk, I saw a Red-legged Partridge {Alectoris rufa) standing in the shallow waves of the incoming tide about 250 yards below high water mark. It was a warm, dry afternoon and the sea was very calm. The water was washing the bird's belly, but as the tide encroached so it walked shoreward, keeping to a depth of about 21 ...

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