01 December 1946
Comments Notes ON April 26th, 1946, I found near Portchester, Hants., the nest of a Magpie (Pica p. pica) containing eleven eggs, all very round in shape and smaller than usual. Only one hen was observed at the nest, which is in a hawthorn and has been used for years ;...
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01 September 1929
Comments Letters SIRS,--May I confirm M. Jacques Delamain's Observation of HedgeSparrows (antea, p . 19). I saw a similar " display " take place on April gth, 1928, in north Northumberland. The courtship took place on a countryroad and was in progress when I arrived. Thea...
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