Nesting association between Little Grebes and Moorhen,  and aggression of Little Grebes On 23rd May 1979, at Tadmarton, near Banbury, Oxfordshire, I found the nest of a Moorhen Gallinula chloropus containing seven eggs built over water at the base of a sparse clump of bulrush Typha latifolia at the edge of a 0.25-ha artificial pond in open pasture. Exactly 1 m away was a shallo


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