Nurney, D, Morgan, D. A. T, Carruthers, O, Sandeman, R. G, Rooke, K. B, Tetley, H, Nurney, D, Morgan, D. A. T, Carruthers, O, Sandeman, R. G, Rooke, K. B, Tetley, H, Nurney, D, Tetley, H & Rooke, K. B / June 1939 – vol. 33, issue 8–30 THE recent note about Blackbirds (Turius m. merula) feeding on small fish (antea, Vol. XXXII, p. 397) recalls to me that six or seven years ago I watched a pair take repeatedly small tadpoles from a shallow bay of the Little Exe, above Dulverton. Both birds caught the tadpoles, as I witnessed on at least three separate days when I was fishing there. They took the tadpoles in mouthfuls to their hal... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.