ON July 5th, 1939, Lord David Stuart and I visited the Scar Rocks in Luce Bay, Wigtownshire. As we came near the island we saw three or four Gannets (Sula bassand) apparently resting on one of the higher points. We naturally spoke of the possibility of the birds nesting, but thought it mostunlikely. We spent an hour and a half ringing or photographing the rock birds, and then had to leave rather s...

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