ON May 21st, 1929, from 11.30 a.m. to 6 p.m., I observed at close quarters a pair of Choughs (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) at nest on the north Cornish coast. Both parents were feeding nestlings, which were about eight days old. The weather was calm and soft with a cloudless sky. The Choughs were always in company and approached the nest, built within a cavity, not from the top of the cliff but from ...

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