to be a female, was seen on several occasions between November 6th, 1953, and January 2nd, 1954, by Mr. B. Winchester at the Layer Breton end of Abberton Reservoir, Essex. On December .21st it was also seen by Messrs. P . J. Fenning and R. King. Close views were obtained and a full description has already appeared in The Essex Bird Report for 1953. This appears to be the first record of a Hobby wi...

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