A T M I D D A Y ON 17th October 1964 my wife and I heard a pipit calling from the cliffs of the Landberg, a headland beside the Bird Observatory on Fair Isle, Shetland. We were unable to find it or identify it from the call. A few hours later, however, Miss P. Adams saw a strange pipit near the Double Dyke trap about half a mile from the Observatory. E. J. Wiseman and I then searched this area and...

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