(Plates 5-7) W H E N one considers how near t o Britain the Black Kite (Milvus migrans) breeds on more or less the same latitude--north Germany and the eastern shores of the Baltic, a range in northern Europe not unlike that of t h e annually recorded Red-breasted Flycatcher (Muscicapa parva)--it seems surprising that it should have been noted in this country only on some five occasions. If it was...

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