LOCAL R E P O R T S , The London Naturalist, 1932. PAPERS of interest to ornithologists are :·--" The Great Crested Grebe in the London Area " by F. A. D. ilollom, with some very interesting figures regarding the numbers present on the London reservoirs in various months in 1931 and 1932 ; " At the Bird T a b l e " by Stuart Boardman details observations on Tits made by the use of coloured rings ; and " Birds in the London Area, 1932". This last is a valuable yearly report to which fifty observers contributed notes, and the following items which, have not already appeared in our pages may be mentioned : Rock-Pipit (Anthus s. petrosus), one on December 31st a t King George V, Reservoir, Essex, one on February 20th, and one October 15th at Barn Elms Reservoir, Surrey; Heron (Ardea c. cinerea), Essex, Wanstead Park, 24 pairs nested, Surrey, Gatton Park, one pair nested, Hersham 15 pairs and Richmond Park approximately 33 pairs ; Common Sandpiper (Tringa hypoUucos), single birds seen on several occasions in winter months in 1931 and 1932 at Surrey Reservoirs ; Little Gull (Larus minutus) a t Staines Reservoir on November 21st; Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyia) near Hounslow on February 14th. Report of the Cambridge Bird Club, 1932. I N this excellent Report we find t h a t the Hobby, Great Crested Grebe, Woodcock and Water-Rail were found nesting in 1932 in Cambridgeshire, and there appear to be no
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