IN the spring of 1944, George T. Arthur (G.T.A.), and the writer (G.W.), visited Fair Isle, Shetland, between March 28th and April 17th. In autumn, the island was again visited by the writer between August 14th and 21st. Eighty-seven different species and sub-species were recorded during the spring visit. Apart from a movement of several hundred Robins (Erithacus rubecula), which reached its heigh...

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