7 MARCH 1931, Page 18


[To the Editor of the SPECTATOR.] SIR,--On an early day in January, 1929, on the sands at Camber, near Rye, I watched for some time a ringed plover with only one leg, hopping about and feeding among others of its kind and a number of sanderlings. It seemed to get on just as well with one leg as its companions with two.—I am, Sir, &c.,