T H E spring migration on the East Coast of Britain in 1953 showed remarkably little pattern. All the Observatories reported a lean season without any notable " r u s h e s " of migrants. On April 6th there was a minor cyclonic drift movement to Fair Isle probably out of the Skagerrak, Snow Buntings* and Redwings being the principal species involved. April ioth-i3th brought something of a movement, ...

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