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A series of talks about the countryside
The migrants begin to reach us from mid-March onwards, but most of our summer birds return in April. The order of arrival is nearly the same every year. It is remarkable how birds will return each year to the same haunt, even to the same bough. Why should late arrivals like the swifts leave early, in August, when there is still food for them in England ?
These are some of the things to be discussed in this new series (one of the three primarily for Discussion Groups). All the talks will be given by Eric Parker , Editor of the Field, and of the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games, and Pastimes. He first broadcast in 1928, and gave continuous talks in ' Round the Countryside' to Schools from 1931 to 1935 -talks as delightful as any ever given on the air.
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