ON December 18th, 1946, I saw a Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocaiactes subsp.?) about two miles west of Turners Hill, Sussex. It flew across the road and settled in a tree about 35 yards away in full view. I was able to watch the bird for about three minutes, before it flew away. In flight, the bird looked very much like a Jay (Garrulusglandarius), being about the same size, but lacking the white ru...

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