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Mr. H. J. MASSINGHAM : ' Adventures among


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Birds-I, Birds of the South '
MR. MASSINGHAM'S wide knowledge of birds, their habits, their haunts, their characteristics, etc., coupled with his vivid style as an author, make him extremely suited to play this new rôle of listeners' guide to Birdland. His series, which covers birds of most classes, opens with a general talk on the birds of the south. A characteristic note, and one well calculated to win approval, is Mr. Massingham's frequent interpolation, into his more serious. background, of vivid personal adventures and snatches of intimate lore. Mr. Massingham is a son of the late H. W. Massingham , the well-known editor and essayist; he has written several books on Natural History, and he has edited the ' Seventeenth Century Poets.'


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