IN England a hundred years ago the Black Redstart (Phcenicurus o. gibraltariensis) was only a rare and occasional visitor, but by 1871 Newton in Yarrell was able to give it as a regulär winter visitor to south-west England and the Isle of Wight, less regulär eastwards along the coast to Norfolk, and a straggler inland as far north as Liverpool. In 1889 and again in 1899 in his Manual Howard ...

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