'LITTLE OWLS BREEDING IN ESSEX. THE first I heard of the Little Owl (Athene n. noctua) in the neighbourhood of Felsted, was from Mr. Hughes-Hughes, of Leez Priory, who had been brought a specimen for identification at the end of 1909 by the bailiff on one of the Guy's Hospital farms. Early in 1910 the bailiff at the next farm, Pond Park, also shot one and reported in the summer that there was still

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