On 19th August 2009 I went to a Breckland heath with a colleague to attempt to locate and ring the two young from a late nest of a pair of Stone-curlews Burhinus oedicnemus. This is part of a licensed, long-term project to monitor the UK population. The colleague prefers to remain anonymous to avoid giving away any clue as to the location of the nest. The nest had been followed through from the eg...

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