November 1940 – vol. 34, issue 8–132 IN response to our requests for information on this subject we have received a large number of reports. The amount of information observers were able to give varied greatly and many, owing to various reasons, were unable to make comparisons of the number of resident birds breeding in 1940 and in previous years in districts they knew. On the whole, however, the observations sent in give a very fair... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.