SIRS,--In connection with Mr. Musselwhite's letter and t h e Editor's remarks under this heading (antea, p. 151), I may record t h a t a Blackbird (Tardus m. merula) hatched four young in 1934 in a nest on a branch of a cedar on m y lawn a t Cheddar, and without adding any additional material laid four more eggs after an interval of thirteen days from the young leaving the nest. These were reduced t...

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