Kirby, in speaking of the joint of the tarsus in Coccinella figured by De Geer, but certainly not understood by that great naturalist, says, ” He i. Phragmites Sedge Warbler, Reed-bird. From a tree, whence we had noticed an uncommon chattering and clamour to proceed, three Ravens issued successively, and were instantly attacked and driven oft’ with the greatest impetuosity by a Crow, which had been seated on the same tree with them. For what I have to say concerning this tree I may in a great measure refer to my Commentary on the first volume of the Herbarium Amboinense. The form of the Spotted Flycatcher is altogether adapted for activity of wing: Into this extensive question it is by no means my inten- tion to enter: The disposition of the Kestril is bold and familiar.
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In the win- ter of they were unusually numerous, particularly at Yarmouth, and many of them were killed.
We are assured by INIr. By the middle of July they all leave Scoulton, and are not seen there again till the following spring. Q the Rooks to aln a rookery in the same grove, which they had previously frequented for many years.
It afterwards lived sixteen years in abito possession of the late Henry Styleman, Esq. La 4 Il5ank He indeed describes it as having only one germen ; but he has perhaps been led to do this from no more than one coming to maturity, as is the case also in the Katou Indel. These Owls visit this part of the kingdom in September and October, and remain till the spring.
This bird is now rarely seen in Suf- folk ; formerly it used to visit that county in prodigious flocks during the winter season, feeding on the Buck-wheat stubbles. These difterences are not well defined ; and I must confess myself unable to comprehend what a folium rotundato-acutum means. Lord of Ramsey; Essex, took four young 45cc from a nest, and put them mio a waggon in a cart-shed. Stagg of Yarmouth shot a Night Heron upon a tree in his nursery.
The parent birds had adapted the food which they brought to their young to their powers of digestion. Downes in his garden at Gunton in Sutlblk ; and a fourth was shot at Keswick near Norwich.
Rumphius, indeed, de- scribes the Echinus saxatUis as inhabiting ” the holes and cavi- ties of corals, in which they sometimes grow to such a size that it is impossible to pull them out. Very large flocks of Dunlins are sometimes seen on the east- ern coast of the kino-dom. A male and female, which were only winged, we kept for some time in a cage, and fed with canary and hemp seed, of which the former agrees with them best.
It is said to be common near Beccles, and to breed in that neighbourhood. On our approach within about 5rards, the whole body, amounting at the least calculation to several thousands, partly rose and flapped along the surface of the water, making a tremendous rushing noise.
Hence, in heteromerous insects generally, Ave may perhaps suppose that it is the fourth joint of the tarsus which vanishes. It has a habit of jirking its tail up and down as it runs. From the abigi sub- o 2 joined Dr. This species is pretty common at Campsey Ash in Sutiolk ; and it also breeds in lielmingham Park in the same county. Tavo of them Avere killed, and are in the possession of the Rev.
Scales pointed out to us this species at Beechamwell, and favoured us with its eggs. This is the first instance we have heard of the Snowy Owl being seen in England. By great exertion we got near it, when it dived and came up two or three hundred yards in our rear.
There is no figure of this plant, and the description is so im- perfect that little dependence can be placed on such conjectures as I can offer. He had a stand in the garden, where he was regularly fed whilst young ; but when he became capable of flying to a distance, he would not remain there to eat what was placed upon it, unless it was fastened by a string or wire ; and even then he would leave it on the ap- pearance of any of the domestics who had been aviti the habit of feeding him, or of any animal.
Some of these had VOL. Wil- liam Whitear, A.
Seaman of Ipswich had a bird of this species brought to him alive and in fine condition in the month of July Golden Plovers make their appearance in this part of the kingdom in the spring, on their passage to the North, and again on their return towards the end of the year, at which season they are sometimes seen in large flocks ; and they have been killed as late as the end of December.
Embryo recta, teres, utrinque acutiuscula, lonsitucline albuminis centralis. Siieppard and Wiutear’s Catalogue generally during the winter season. The legs of the young birds have a yellow tinge, which in the old ones is changed to a blueish tint.