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Solway Birds1

Nature volume 85, pages 378379 (19 January 1911) | Download Citation



COUNTY histories of birds have followed each other in such, rapid succession during the past few years that the majority of those the geographical situation of which gives them special importance, have found historians. This the latest addition deals with the avifauna of Dumfriesshire and the Solway area, which is to say that the neighbouring counties of Kirkcudbright and Wigton are included in the author's purview. Mr. Gladstone's survey, therefore, Covers the whole of the very interesting south-west corner of Scotland along the shores of which the Solway ebbs and flows.


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    "The Birds of Dumfriesshire—a Contribution to the Fauna of the Solway Area". By . Pp. xcix+482. (London: Witherby and Co., 1910.) Price 25s. net.

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