June 1907 – vol. 1, issue 1, pp 17–22 IT is perhaps fitting that the first number of BRITISH BIBDS should, contain an account of a "bird which, as a breeding species in these islands, is reduced to a solitary pair or so. Of such is the heritage of the modern ornithologist! What trap and gun have not attained, the collector's zeal has accomplished. ... This article is only available to registered users.To read more, please log in or purchase a subscription.