SIES,--Mr. Glegg's note in your current number (Vol. VII., p. 56) concerning the nest of this species which he found beside one of the reservoirs a t Walthamstow on J u n e 11th, hardly does full justice to the extraordinary wealth of bird-life to be seen a t times on this huge assembly of reservoirs, of which there are twelve altogether, covering an. aggregate area of about 480 acres. On May 23rd,...

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