STONE-CURLEW (Burhinus ce. cedicnemus). In second half of 19th century became extinct in Cotswolds (Gloucestershire and N.W. Oxfordshire) and in E. Midlands (Leicestershire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire). Has decreased elsewhere (almost extinct in Yorkshire) due to disappearance of breeding haunts through increased cultivation and afforestation. GREAT BUSTARD {Otis i. tarda). Extinct ...

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