IN the paper "Buildings as song-posts" (antea, vol. xlviii, pp. 211215) I described and tabulated the perches used by nine species of birds in füll song, that were seen along the two-mile route I cycled daily--apart from week-ends and holidays--between my home in suburban Littleover and workplace near Derby's arterial road. This study was too exacting to repeat so, instead, in the following three ye...

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