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Crossbill, 539, 872, 893; parrot, 543; Eggs of ring ouzel and blackbird, 703 ; common, 545; al Ripon, 793

of British birds, varieties of, 706, 875 ; Cruw, honded, 537, 548, 894 ; nesting in blue and while varieties of, 754; white Norfolk, 1012; carrion, 600, 894

varieties of, 823; white, of yellowCuckoo, 529, 895, 909; colouring of hammer, 825; of cuckoo, colouring of,

eggs of, 828; abundance of at May- 828 ; of swift, the number laid, 915, field, 829; young, in the nest of a 990; kestrel's, varieties of, 948; and meadow pipit, 914; al Peckham, id.; Dests, of hawfinches, 989 singular position of egg of, id.; egg Elk, 978 placed in the best by means of the bill Emberiza citrinella, 767 of, id.

lapponica, id. Cuckoo's eggs, colouring of, 828

rustica, id. Curlew, 675, 900; pigmy, at Aldeburgh, Entomological Society, proceedings of, 991

564, 569, 643, 711, 796, 833, 879, Deer, red, 978; discovery of the horns 1018

of, and other animal remains, in the Falco gyrfalco, 761 bed of the River Ribble, 1001

lithofalco (æsalon), 762 Deinacrida heteracantha, 849

» peregrious, id. megacephala, 850

Falcon, peregrine, 539, 735, 821, 866, thoracica, id.

885; in Kent, 631; nesiing of, 702; Deinacrida, notes on the genus in New nesting of in Stirlingshire, 790; breed. Zealand, 849

ing at Beachy Head, 791; nesting of Dipper, 750, 887; nesting of the, 755 in Yorkshire, 947; redfooled, Cornish Diver, great northern, 596, 675, 819,905 ; specimens of, 605

jo Norfolk, 709; at Looe, 951; black- Falcons, Greenland and Iceland, 966; throated, at Wickham, Hants, 608; and hawks, 1005 in Dublin Bay, 686; nesling of, 710; Fecundity, canine, 910 on Loch Lomond, 905; redthroated, Fieldfare, 740, 888; beautiful variety of, 675, 739, 743, 819, 905; migration 633 and powers of light of, 680; DO“ red- Fieldfares, early arrival of, 989 throal” in winter, 681; nu “ redthroat" Finch, mountain, 540, 832 till two years old, 682; scarcity of in Fish, Mr. Kirby's, 836 Dublin Bay at the end of 1866, id.; Flamborough, notes from, 1008 in Somerset and Devon, 760; netted Fleas in Southern India, 837 at Penzance, 992

Flies, starlings hawking for, 593; blueDivers, 597

bottle, are they distasteful to bats ? Dog and horse, vari-coloured eyes in, 911 788

Flycatcher, nesting of the, 557; pied, Dotterel, 808, 870; ringed, 945

542, 867; in the Isle of Wight, 823; Dove, lurtle, 543, 649, 689, 985; ring, Yorkshire haunts of, 949; spoiled, 734, 597, 732, 897 ; slock, 742

867, 887, 985 Doves, slock, breeding in a church, Food of wood pigeon, 561, 593, 685, 758

758; of great spolied woodpecker, Duck, wild, 664, 691, 904; longtailed, 757 674 ; in Dublin Bay,686; scaup, 674 ;

Fowl, wild, 731, 735 breeding in Britain, 878; ferruginous, Fox, 663, 922 in Norfolk, 709; shoveiler, in the Fringilla canescens, 768 South of Ireland, 708; Lufted, 742

domestica, id. Dunlin, 539, 598, 692, 902; variation in

flavirostris, il. length of bill of, 813

Fulica atra, 770 Duolins at Kingsbury Reservoir, 829 Gadwall shot on the Tay, 562; on the Eagle, whitetailed, 537; baldheaded, in Firth of Forib, 904

Achill, 562; sea, 729, 885; bouted, Gallipule, purple, in Hampshire, 829
notes ou the breeding of, 803; golden, Gjuet, 541, 739, 906
884

Garganey, 904
Eagles, golden and wbitetailed, 966 Garrulus infaustus, 763
Egg of cuckoo, singular position of, 914; Geese, gray, 974

placed in the oest by ipeans of the bill, Goalsucker, 897
id.

Gudwit, 809; blacktailed, 538

Goldcrest and firecrest, 969

Gulls in Kent, query respecting, 637
Goldeneye, 674, 905; at Eastbourne, reply thereto, 710; masked, Iceland
636

and glaucous, near Scarborough, 637
Goldfinch, 892

Hair-tail, silvery, in Mount's Bay, 793
Goosander, 595; in Wiltshire, 709; in Hare, feeding on bawthorn-berries, 604;

the South of Ireland, id.; and other alpine, 669; common, 669, 977
birds on the Firth, 636

Harrier, ben, in the West of England,
Goose, 659; pinkfooted, 592; Egyptian, 637; in Stirlingsbire, 887; Montagu's,

in Yorkshire, 636; at Barnstaple, 831 ; 912; hen, 1006
Dear Northampton, id.; in Stirlingshire, Hawfinch, young, at Alton, in June, 876 ;
903; bean, 673, 902; brent, 673, 903; at Selborne, 913, 949
Canada, at Coombe Bissett, 708; on Hawfinches nesting in Kent, 792 ; nests
Loch Lomond, 908; at Aldeburgh, and eggs of, 989

916; graylag, 902; bernicle, 903 Hawk, night, 985
Goshawk in Ireland, 632, 703

Hedgehog, 631, 668, 881
Graculus carbo, 775

Helix obvoluta, 837
cristatus, id.

Hen swallowing a slow-worm, 950; a
Grallatores, 677

sagacious, 991
Grebe, little, 603, 689, 905; affected by Heron, 655, 899; purplecrested, near the

cold, 636; rednecked, in Norfolk, 709; Lizard, 829; squacco, 830; Jat,Wey-
on the Firth of Forth, 905; Sclavopian, mouth, 915
in Norfolk, 709; on Loch Lomond, Hirundo riparia, 764
905

rustica, id.
Greenfinch, 594; late nest of, 989

urbica, id.
Greensbank, 907; near Aldeburgh, 950 Hobby, 593; in Kent, 948; near Nor-
Grouse, willow and red, percbing, 607; wlch, id.; orangelegged, near Aberdeen,

specific identity of, 707, 758; black, 702
898; red, id.; Pallas's sand, id.; hybrid Hooper, 903
black, on Budmin Moors, 991

Hoopoe, 597, 737, 872; near Helston,
Grus cinerea, 769

Cornwall, 793; in the Isle of Wight,
Guillemot, black, 538, 545; in Norfolk, 823

710; bridled or ringed, 542; common, Horse, anecdote of the, 553; and dog,
parasitical worms in the stomach of, vari-coloured eyes in, 788
795

Hybridity in water-fowl, 830
Guillemot, in summer plumage in De- Ianthina fragilis in Dingle Bay, 954

cember, 686; near Eastbourne, 759 Ibis, shell, 834
Gurney, J. H., jun., ' A Summary of the Ichthyology of Norfolk, 760

Occurrences of the Gray Phalarope in Immigrants, arrival of at Looe, 874 ;
Great Britain in 1866,' 917

dates of tbe departure of for 1867,
Gull, 666; Sabine's, 543; little, 545, 595 ; 1015

lesser blackbacked, 547,672, 907, 910; Jackdaw, 740, 820, 894
kittiwake, natural history of, 548; Sa- Jay, 894
bine's, in the neighbourhood of Ply- Jerfalcon, Cornish specimen of, 605
mouth, 557; in Cornwall, 608, 710; Kestrel, 732, 886, 1006; varieties of eggs
at Weston-super-Mare, 992; little, of, 948
on the South coast of Devon, 562; at Kestrels breeding in confinement, 702
Eastbourne, 636; at Aldeburgb, 916; Kingfisher, 533, 895; breeding of, 707;
at Leicester, 991; at Flamborough early nesting of, 757; nesting of, 827
Head, 1018; blackbeaded, 596, 673, Kite in Stirlingshire, 6:32, 886
907; breeding of at Pilling Moss, Kiltacincla macroura, 825
Lancashire, 832; common, 672, 739, Killiwake, 673, 739; at Eastbourne,
907; natural history of, 625; its habits, 793
id.; nidification of, 629; its food and Knot, 809, 901
cry, 630; Bight, resting, swimming, Lampreys in the Thames Dear Windsor,
id.; glaucous, 671; Iceland, 671; in 836
Orkney, 1018; great blackbacked, 672, Laudrail in January, 636
907; herring, 672; Buonaparte's, 906; Lapwing, 602, 654, 754
brownheaded, 945

Lapwings at Henley-on-Thames, 829
Gulls, 692; vomiting their food, 711 Laridæ, British, 625

Lark, shore, 541, 595, 729; in Suffolk,

560; near Great Yarmouth, 633; in Norfolk, 634; sky, 595,740, 891; wood, in Norfolk, 634 ; in Kent, 705; near Cromer, 729; in West Sussex, 756; at Brigblon, 792; in Stirlingshire, 891; sky, black, 705 ; young, feeding ouber

young ones, 949
Larks, sky and wood, 970
Larus argentatus, 771

canus, id.
» eburneus, id.

fuscus, id.

glaucus, id.
n leucopterus, id.
» marinus, id.

» tridactylus, id. Lemming, 977 Lepidoptera, letters op variation in, 721,

841; sexual variation — disparity in size, 724; of form and colour, 726 ;

alternation of generations, 841
Leptoptilos argala, 834
Lestris catarrbactes, 772

crepidata, id.
parasitica, id.

pomaripa, id. ‘Letters Home from Spain, Algeria and

Brazil, during past Entomological

Rambles,' 997 Limosa rufa, 770 Lipnet, green, 734; mountain, 869, 893 Lionels, white, 606; gregarious in sum.

mer, and why, 634 Lizards of Labuan, 952 Lobster, enormous, 1018 Locusts, a flight of, 795 Loxia curvirostra, 768 Macbeles pugpax, 770 Mackerel in the Boulogne aquarium,

917, 954; in aquaria, 954 Magpie, with a yellow beak, 706, 757,

Mergus serrator, 776, 777
Merlin in Scilly, 555; near Cromer, 872;

826, 877, 913, 1016; in Stirlingshire,

894 Mammalia of Norfolk, 553; of Berkshire

and Buckinghamsbire, 631, 701 Marmot, alpine, 976 Martin, 534, 808,819, 820, 896, 985, 987;

sand, creanıcoloured, 561; while, 680; sand, 897 Martins and swallows, 594; early arrival

of, 827 ; picked up dead at Aldeburgh, 990; and wagtails, id.; dying from cold, 1015 Marlins " building-in” a sparrow, 915 Mastodon skeleton, perfect, 702 Meles labradorica, 787 Meryanser, redbreasted, on the Bandon

River, 636; on the Firth of Fortb, 905

in Stirlingshire, 886 Mice, shrew, 701 Migrants, autumn and winter, arrival of,

594 ; suminer, dates of arrival of near
Wakefield in 1867, 822; near Nor-

wicb, 873
Migration, autumnal, at Scilly, 1014
Migrations, 730
Moa, 638
Mole, 668, 702, 882
Mole-rat, 977
Moorhen, 604, 902
Motacilla borealis, 765
Mouse, common, variety of, 631; field,

668, 701 ; house, 668
Mouse's store, 789
Muscicapa atricapilla, 765

grisola, id.
Narwhal, 924
Natural History of the Tineina,' 919
Naluralist, notes of a, in India, 993
Nature, curious freak of, 541
Nest of song thrush, 557; of flycatcher,

id.; of nuthatch, 559; of cole tit, 560;
of swallow, late, 606; of peregrine
falcon, 702, 790, 947; of the dipper,
755; of kingfisher, 757; of hawfincb,
793; of meadow pipit, young cuckoo
in, 914; of quail, 915; late, of yellow-

hammer, 949; lale, of greenfinch, 989 Nesting of the redstart in curious situa

tions, 824; of the kingfisher, 827; of

woodcocks, 872 Nesting tour in Sutherland, extracts from

a journal of in 1867, 851
Nests, curious position of, 951; and eggs,

hawfinches', 989
Newman's 'Birdsnesting,' notes on, 987
Nightingale, 819
Nuthatch, nesling of the, 559
Oological notes from Souih-East Essex,

599
Oriole, golden, at Scilly, 825
Ornithological notes from Shetland, 537,

688; from Beverley, East Yorkshire, 540; from North Lincolnshire, 546, 589, 690, 807, 943; from Falkirk, 554 ; from Norfolk, 593, 727, 871, 1012; from West Sussex, 596, 730, 811; from Stirlingshire, 608, 637 ; from Buckinghamshire, 637; froin the County Dub. lin, 678; from the Isle of Wight, 732,

819, 908, 985; from Aldeburgh, 822 Ornithology, letters on, 548, 625; of the

Firth of Cromarty, 670, 831; of the
English Lakes, 865; of Berks and
Bucks, 1014

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Orthotomus longicauda, 826

the best of, 914; water, at Brighton, Osprey, 597, 689, 885 ; in Norfolk, 823, 792; tree, 869, 891 872; near Cork, 912

Pipils, meadow and tree, 970 Otter, 553, 668, 701,884; diseased, 553; Plover, golden, 539, 548, 590, 690, 759, large, 822

870, 899; gray, 541, 809; green, 548, Oviposition, dates of this year, 754

590, 690, 759; ringed, 698; Norfolk, Ouzel, ring, 542, 689, 750, 820, 868, in Somerset and Devon, 760

889; in Middlesex in March, 755; Plovers, golden and gray, 972; ringed
and blackbird, eggs of, 703; water, and little ringed, id.
1006

Pochard, 674, 904; redheaded, in Kent,
Owl, shorteared, 589,887; barn, 601,749, 636; tufted, on the River Lea, 709

887, 912; longeared, 748, 887; little, Podiceps arcticus, 776 967; near Cambridge, 791; tawny, 812, Polecat, 553, 668, 701

887; fern, 869, 946; snowy, 912 Procellaria glacialis, 771 Owls, 1006; breeding in confinement, Prussia Cove, notes of a stay at, 961 949

Ptarmigan, 898 Oystercatcher, 675, 812, 899; plumage Pucrasia macrolopha, 833 of, 607

Puffin, 872, 906 Oyster fisheries of New South Wales, Puffins on the Norfolk coast, 878, 951 956

Pyrrhula erythrina, 768 Pandion haliæëtus, 761

Quadrupeds of Lanarkshire, 667 Partridge, 652, 740, 743, 898, 910, 985, Quail, 540, 545, 653, 730, 898, 909; in

986; redlegged, in Aberdeenshire, 635; winter, 635; nesting in Essex, 915 whitewinged, 950

Quails near Belfast, 607 Parus ater, 778

Rabbit, 669 borealis, id.

Rabbits breeding in January, 604
sibiricus, 766

Rail, land, 537, 736, 739, 902; spotted,
Pastor, rosecoloured, in Wales, 949; in 546; water, 546, 701, 737, 902
Norfolk, 1012

Rat, gray, 631 ; brown, 669; black,
Peacock with white wings, 1016

976 Peewil, 743, 812, 899

Rals and mice, 553 Perch, variety of the, 954

Rals, on the coast, 822; eating grapes,
Petrel, Fulmar, on the South coast of 987

Devon, 562; forktailed, 598; at Yar- Raven, 599, 867, 894
mouth, 916; storm, in Norfolk, 992, Razorbill near Eastbourue, 759; in Kin-
1012; at Cromer, 992; at Aldeburgh, cardine, 906
id.

Redpole, lesser, 597; mealy, 871
Phalarope, rednecked, 639; gray, 540, Redshank, 547, 602, 820, 900; in breed-

693, 596, 735, 738, 739, 1014; at ing plumage in January, 708; spolled,
Shoreham, 561 ; at Barnstaple, 562; 547, 598, 1012
autumn moult of, 683; in Norfolk, Redstart, 743, 809, 868; nesting of in
1016

curious situations, 824; black, 597; at Phalaropus rufus, 770

Luoe, 606; at Dawlish, 703; at BarnPheasant, 897; Pukras, 833; silver, ra- staple, 1017; Titbys, at Minehead, riety of, 950

1018 Pieris Pyrrha, monstrous individual of, Redwing, 548, 737, 889; curious pro571

cesses in the tail of thie, 606 Pigeon, 535; wood, 546, 690; food of, Regulus, goldencrested, 890; firecrested,

561, 593, 758; food and destructive- at Scilly, 1017 pess of, 685; rock, 677

Reindeer hunt, 784
Pigeons, 972

Robin, nocturnal melody of, 684; Indian
Pigeons, their Structure, Habits and black, 825; and wren, 1007
Varieties,' 929

Roe-deer, 669; history and habits of ibe, Pike, large, 638

778
Pipit, rock, 540, 891; ipland, 558; ba- Rook, 601, 739, 743, 819, 894

biis of, 792; iu Norfolk, 876; Richard's, Rooks, Mr. Kirby's, 835
in Shropshire, 633; near Great Yar- Rudesisch, 916
mouth, id.; in Norfolk, 634, 729; Ruff, 688, 901
meadow, 733, 869; young cuckoo in Ruticilla fuliginos:1, 833

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Salmon, large, in the Severn and Wye, Sparrows, wanted in New Zealand, 913 ; 916

damage done by, 944 Sanderling, 538, 899

Species and varieties, 719 Sandpiper, 871, 900; green, 543, 547; in Spoonbill at Aldeburgh, 916; on the

Suffolk, 759; near Ingatestone, Essex, Northam Burrows, 1017 915; purple, on the South, coast of Squirrel, 631, 668, 976 Deron, 562 ; first arrival of in 1866, Squirrels and

cal, 753 682; its babits, id.; in Stirlingshire, Stainton, H. T., &c., .The Natural His902; curlew, in the Isle of Wigbt, tory of the Tineina,'919; • The Tineina 912; near Aldeburgb, 950; at Grange- of Syria and Asia Minor,' 920

mouth, id.; wood, near Aldeburgh, id. Starling, 742, 893, 944 ; redwinged, near Sandpipers, green and wood, 973; wood, Liphook, 913

extraordinary flock of at Rainham, Starlings bawking for flies, 593 Kent, 991

Stevenson, Henry, F.L.S., 'The Birds of Sawilies, life-histories of, 639

Norfolk, with Remarks on their Habits, Scolopax gallioula, 770

Migration and Local Distribution,'747 Scops asio, 749

Stint, little, 590; at Leicester, 991; and Scuter, velvet, in Shropshire, 633; surf, Temminck's, 973 at Scilly, 1017

Sloat, 631, 668
Scyllarus arctus near Penzance, 563; on Stonechat, 591, 692, 737, 869, 1006

the North Coast of Cornwall, 878 Stork, gigantic, 834; black, 872
Seal, Greenland, near Ryde, 700, 754 ; Strix bracbyotus, 763
the gray-correction of au error, 787

» bubo, id. Seals and Cetacea, 923

» lapponica, 762 Shad, allice, in Mount's Bay, 916

nyclea, id. Sbag, 676, 906; crested at Christmas, Sturgeon, large, in the Severn, 836 687

Slurnus vulgaris, 763 Shama, 825

*Summary of the Occurrences of the Shearwater, great, 543; Manx, 543, 908 Gray Phalarope in Great Britain in Shells, land, two rare in Sussex, 760

1866,' 917 Shieldrake, 546, 903, 946

Swallow, 533, 537, 597, 733, 734, 738, Shot, remarkable, 605

896; late vest of, 606 Shoveller, 741, 903

Swallow-slone and swallow's herb, an inSbrew, commun, 668, 882; oared, 668 quiry into the nature and properties Shrike, great gray, 540, 555, 594, 595, of, 744

887; woodcbat, in the neighbourhood Swallow-stones, 561 of Plymouth, 557; redbacked, 689; Swallows, strange trap for, 990; at Sal. lesser gray a British bird, 703

ford, 1015 Shrikes, ibe two great gray, 555, 605 Swallows and martins, 594 ; early arrival Siskin, 643, 597, 893; al Oatlands, 705; of, 827; picked up dead at Aldeburgh, in Buckinghamshire, id.

990; dying from cold, 1015 Siskins during tbe first week in March, Swan, 662; instinct in the, 916; Bewick's, 825

903; black, id.; mute, id. Skua, common, 811; piebald variety of, Swans, 974

992; Richardson's, 907; Buffon's, on Swift, 543, 869, 896, 908; only perches the Norfolk coast, 992

on its nest, 915; number of eggs laid Skuas, 1013; on the Thames, 1017

by, 915, 990; late, 990 Slow-worm, ben swallowing a, 950 Swifts, capture of by hook and line, 827 Sinew, unusual occurrence of the, 608; Sylvia aquatica, occurrence of for the

in Suffolk, 759; on Loch Lomond, second time, so far as is known, in 907

Eugland, 946 Smews from Holland, 636

truchilus, 765 Spipe, 537, 658, 901, 946 ; great, near Systems, a review of, 584

Dorchester, 608; io Stirlingshire, 901; Tailor-bird, Indian, 826 jack, id. ; early appearance of, 1016; Tegetmeier, W. B., 'Pigeons, their Strucgreat, and other rare birds, near ture, Habits and Varieties,' 929 Brighton, 1017

Tench, curative powers of the, 563 Sparrow, tree, 540; house, 892; martins Tern, black, 542; Sandwich, 543; at "building-in" a, 915

Exmouth, 832; on Inchmuin, 906; at

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