IN the two winters 1948-9 and 1949-50 an unusual number of Little Auks (A lie alle) visited the British Isles. Most noteworthy was a "wreck" (i.e., a widespread destruction of the species on land) in mid-February, 1950, probably the most extensive in the country since that of Jan.-Feb., 1912. This paper reports the recent visitations, particularly the wreck (of which no complete account has been pub...

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