Wilkins, J. P, Philipson, W. R, Davis, H. H, Harrison, J. M, Witherby, H. F & Joy, N. H / January 1939 – vol. 33, issue 8–280 IN winter flocks of Snow-Buntings (Pledrophenax n. nivalis) frequent the summits and higher slopes of the mountains of the Lake District. Counts of these have frequently exceeded fifty birds; the largest counted was one of 117. I have seen a flock on the summit of Helvellyn, at the end of December, during the most appalling weather conditions. I was interested to observe what these birds could fi... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.