A PAIR of Starlings (Sturnus v. vulgaris) hatched their young in the roof of a dwelling-house adjoining my house at Cheddar, Somerset, on September 15th, 1933. This is the second brood in the same nest. The importance of this record seems to be that during egg laying and incubation, at least, the parched land was in the throes of one of the worst droughts of recent years, and the Starlings, as we...

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