ON June 2nd, 1931, I was able to identify an Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana) on Skokholm. As it was in an exhausted state I was able to examine it from within three yards, as it rested in a niche of my garden wall. The small, reddisri bill was unmistakable. From the colouring of the plumage I judged it to be an adult female. Mr. G. C. S. Ingram informs me that this is apparently the first re...

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