BROWN (I) and Taylor (7) have described the origins and history up to 1944 of the occupation by Pied Flycatchers (Muscicapa hypoleuca) of nestboxes put up by the Forestry Commission in an · area of mature oakwood in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. This occupancy has continued on an increased scale (3) and some new facts about the breeding of this species are given here as a result of obse...

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