I HAD long suspected, from what I had learnt of other residential species, and from a few scattered observations on Moor-Hens (Gallinula ch, chloropus) made in January and February in former years, that Miss Frances Pitt's experience (Brit. Birds: Vol. XI, p.. 170) and Miss E, L. Turner's (Vol. IX, pp. 260-1) might not hold good for all resident Moor-Hens. But it was not until I was able to watch th...

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