Effect of a snow-storm on breeding birds.--With reference to the article on this subject (antea, vol. xliv, pp. 57-59), Mr. C. E. BruceGardyne reports that in April, 1949, he had under observation nests of a Blackbird (Turdus merula) and a Song-Thrush (T. ericetorum), both in rhododendrons, at Friockheim, Angus. On the morning of April 7th about 3 inches of snow fell. The Blackbird continued to i...

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