Heron swallowing female Blackbird.--In early September 1965 a late brood of three young Herons Ardea cinerea seemingly feil from their nest in the grounds of Viewfield House, near Portree, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire. They appeared on the lawn where Colonel and Mrs. Jock MacDonald fed them with fish. In the weeks that followed, although apparently still being fed by the adult Herons as late as j...

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