EARLY in May, 1940, a pair of Crossbills (Loxia c. curvirostra) were seen about a garden near Woking and on the n t h both male and female were watched feeding a recently fledged brood, which was later found to number five young. On the 13th the male broke into subdued song from time to time while feeding in an oak. The family continued to haunt the locality for the next fortnight. On May 30th I ...

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