February 1956 – vol. 49, issue 2–62 DURING the autumn of 1952, as noted previously (antea, vol. xlv, p. 432), a considerable passage of W o o d Sandpipers (Tringa glareola) was observed in many parts of Great Britain, particularly in the south-east. There is some evidence that the numbers of this species occurring on passage in Great Britain have been increasing, at least on an average, during the years 1950-54, but the numbers visi... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.