WHEN staying with Capt. J. A. R. Macdonald at Balranald, in North Uist, in spring, 1935, I discovered a large " roost " of Twites (Carduelis f. bensonorum). This was in a plantation of willow trees near Balranald House, about a hundred yards long by forty yards wide, and about eight feet high. On July 1st, at 9.30 p.m. summer time, I went through these bushes carefully with my wife, and we drove ou...

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