t resulted from the action of the sparrows in ousting them from their nests and nesting-sites. But we know the true cause of the decline of these two species michael kors watches for cheap, the best loved and best protected of all birds in Britain, not even excepting robin redbreast. The French Government michael kors outlet tampa florida, in response to representations on this matter from our Foreign Office, have caused enquiries to be made and have found that our swallows are being destroyed wholesale in France during the autumn migration, and have promised to put a stop to this deplorable business. They do not appear to have done so, since the promise was made three years ago, and I can say from my own observation in the south and west countries that the decline has continued and that we have never had so few swallows come to us as in the present summer of 1916.
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