ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY YEARS AGO: `Migration of the Ring Ouzel (Cinclus aquaticus) [Turdus torquatus].- The number of ring ouzels passing southward this autumn has been astonishing. Large flocks were seen continually on the downs [at Lewes, East Sussex] from September to nearly the end of October [1849]. No one can ever recall their being so plentiful before.' `Occurrence of the Fire-crested Regulus

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