THE following observations on the Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus k. himantopus) were made in the Camargue at the end of April and early May, 1937. For many reasons I was unable to observe the full breeding cycle. These notes therefore refer only to the bird's behaviour for the period just prior to laying and for the first week after the eggs were in the nest. 1937 was a dry year in the Rhdne-delta,...

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