As INSTANCES of "injury-feigning" on the part of the Meadow-Pipit (Anthus pratensis) are rare the following may be worth recording. On June 15th, 1946, in Co. Kerry, I disturbed a Meadow-Pipit from its nest, which contained five eggs. The bird flew a distance of about one yard, then flung itself upon the ground, lay there fluttering momentarily, then flew on into some rushes. ROBERT F. RUTTLEDGE. D...

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