(Plates 17-24). of these fine photographs of the Little Bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) were taken in Holland, the others in the Camargue--two localities which give some indication of the breeding range of the species close to Britain, in spite of the fact that it is no more than a casual visitor here, chiefly to' the south and east coast counties. However, in view of its crepuscular habits and the di...

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