ON May 25th, 1942, Mr. Arthur Whitaker discovered a typical nest of Lesser Redpoll (Carduelisf. cabaret) some five feet above the ground in a juniper bush in Inverness-shire. It was impossible that day to watch back the parents although the nest contained young at least a week old. On May 27th, however, we returned at 10.30 p.m. and watched the hen brooding, so night-covering of the young evident...

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