ON May 4th, 1928, I watched a Goldfinch (Carduelis c. britannica) snapping off the stalks, about two inches from the head, of some " Forget-me-nots " (Myosotis) in our garden in west Sussex. The bird, which was accompanied by a second bird, soon flew off with three or four flowers in its bill, presumably to be added to its nest. W. D. SHAW. ON May 5th, 1928, I found a nest of Goldfinch in my garden...

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