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Leaves of trees, 176; renovation

of, 439-

Legge, Henry Bilson, 24.
Legs, length of, in small birds, 219.
Lemna (duck's meat weed), 228.
Leprosy, 187.
Leveret and cat, friendship ofj

183.
Libellulae (dragon-fly), 116, 154,

.393-
Lice, of birds, 135 ; martins, 140;

swallows, eggs of, 136.
Lime, blossoms of, 440.
Linen clothing, advantage of, 189.
Linnaean system, the, 63, 88, 101,

.413-

Linnet, 34, 110.

Lions following jackals, I27.

Lithe, the short, z1z.

Liveries, meaning of, 307.

Lizard, green, 46, 54; black, found
in a well, 51; Guernsey, turned
out at Pembroke College, Ox-
ford, 57.

Loach, 47.

Loaches from Ambresbury, 47.

Locusta, 41.

Locustella, 60.

Long-billed birds fattening during
frosts, 1ll.

Longspee, Ela, 299.

Longworth, J., Vicar of Selbornc,

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Loon, or spotted diver, 413.

Lop and top, 2j.

Loripes, 219.

Losel's wood, 6.

Love in birds, 118.

Loxia coccothraustcs (see Grosbeak);

Ironstone in Holt Forest, 10.
Italy, climate of, 11 z.
Ivy berries, 441.

Jackdaws, 52; building on the ground, 52, 54.
Jamaica, birds of, 115.
Jarbird (see Goatsucker).
Jealousy in birds, 127.
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, 448.
July, alleged decrease of birds in,

108.
Juncus conglomerates (common rush), 169.
Junipers, American, 243. Kestrel, 88.

Kings-field, echo in, 192.

Kingsley parish, 24, 25.

Kite, eating ants' eggs, 408;migration of, 121, 144.
Knights Templars, Order of, 266;property belonging to, at Sel- borne, 294.

Lacerta, 45, 392; green, 46.

Ladies' traces, 200, 402.

Lakes near Selborne, 21; in Wol-

mer, 22.
Lampern, 29.

Landrail, 12, 411; food of, 411.
Landslips, 210.
Land-springs, 150.
Land tortoise (see Tortoise).
Lanes at Selborne, 11, abound in Filices, 12.
Lanius minor, 64; Collur'u (see

Butcher-bird).

Lapwing, 16; movements of, 86.
Larks, 144; sky, feeding in winter, 407; white, 39; grasshopper,

41. 49, 59, 87; wood, 104, 110; dusting and washing, 123.
Late springs, 124.
Lathnea squ&mmaria (tooth-wort),

200, 393.

Lathyrus syfoestris, zoo.
Laurel spurge, 200, 391.

curvirostra (see Crossbill).
Lycoperdon tuber (truffle), 201, 397.

Magdalen College, Oxford, land
belonging to, at Selborne, 289,
351; patron of living of Sel-
borne, 273 ; founded, 333 ; court
leet of, held at Selborne, 349.

Maggots in cattle, 416.

Magpie and missel thrush, fight
between, 163. Mahommedans dusting themselves,
116.

Maiden hair fern, 171. Malm, black and white, 4. Manor house at Selborne, 286. Marcley Hill said to have moved,
209.

Market at Selborne, 288, 350.

Marsh cinquefoil 200, 399.

Martins, young, appearance of, 26;
late, 26, 53; house, 26, 29, 71,
75, 136, 152; sand, 151, 418;
frequenting water, 419; late
breeding of, 29, 33, 83, 86, 89,
140; migration of, 82 ; food of,
154; parasites of, 153; hyber-
nating of, 83, 187, 222, 230;
nest of, 137, 139; down on legs
of, 140; colour of, 150; sand
and house, feed young on the
wing, 75; nest of, 155, 418;
washing as they fly, 155; do
not sing, 154; flight o£, 154;
abundance of, 154; appearance
of, 187.

Martlet (see House martin).

Masses for the dead in Selborne
Church, 299.

May-fly, 158, 395, 429.

Memory,comparing animals by, 75.

Merops apiastcr (beebird), 121.

Merula torquata (see Ring ouzel).

Meteors, 252.

Mezereon, 200, 387, 403.

Migration of swallows, 26, 33, 58;
of birds, 33, 35,57,61,71, 102,
1n, 113, 118, 121, 407; of
chaffinches, 34; of birds, affected
by the season, 113. Migration, a large, 57; "home,"
118; at Gibraltar, 122. Miller's thumb, 29. Missel thrush (see Thrush, missel);
bird, 85.

Mist, called London smoke, 446;
sulphurous, 254.

Moisture, effect of, on trees,
124.

Moles, eaten by weasels, 88;
cricket, 217.

Monasteries, effect of, 283; de-
generation of, 315.

Monogamous birds, 71.

Monographs, merits of, 74, 115.

Monument to Gilbert White, 268;
to Rev. W. Etty, 268.

Moose deer, the, 69, 76; food of,
69; swimming in breeding time, 73-

Mordaunt, Mr., 24. Mosquitoes, 135.

Mo tactlla trochilus, 27; three kinds
of, 27, 49; atricapilla (see black-
cap); salicaria (see Willow-wren).

Mother marking, 188.

Mountains, 141.

Mouse, 36; harvest, 27; new kind,
27, 31, 40; burrowing, 36;
large, 36; house, 36; red, dogs
eating, 88; common, cats eating,
88; shrew, 174; field (see Field
mouse).

Movements of animals and birds,
various, 202, 419. Mud inguana, 45. Mus amphibius, 27; minimus (new
kind of mouse), 40; domestictts
med1us (Ray) 31. Muscae (flies), 401, 432. Muscaputris (see Bacon-fly); chamoe-
leon, 79. Music, influence of, 232. Mustelinum, 38.

Mytilus, the, 8 ; fossil, at Selborne,
8.

Naturalist's Calendar, 387.
Naturalist's summer evening walk, 60.

Nautilus, fossil, 9.
Nests of sand-martins, 418; mouse,

31; rooks, 408; swallow on

owl's body, 149.
Newt, or water-eft, 45.

Nidification of birds, 119, 131,
152, 163, 231; house-martins,
137, 23I> sand-martins, 152;
chaffinch, 231 ; wren, 231.

Night, birds coming forth at, 23.

Nightingale, 123; migration of,
123; note of, 87, 125.

Nocturnal birds, 237.

Nore hill, 4, 209.

Nose-fly, 431.

Nostrils of antelope, 37.

Notes of birds, 27, 34, 41, 103,
204; willow wren, 41; grass-
hopper lark, 41; willow lark,

M4?'

Nox1ous 1nsects, 79.

Nun, 92.

Nuthatch, 42, 231, 387; eating
nuts, 232.

Nuts opened differently by nut-
hatch, squirrel, and field-mice,
231.

Nymphaea (water-lily), 69.

Oak, large in the Plestor, 6, 288;

in Losels wood, 7; peculiar, 6,

7; bog, 16.
Oakhanger, 12, 21.
Oaks of Temple, 5; in Wolmer

forest, 25.
Oedicnemus (see Stone curlew),

.389-
Oil as a remedy for snake-bites,

45-

Oestrus bovis (bot-fly), causing in-
jury to cattle, 79, 416, 431.

Oestrus curvicanda, 396.

Ophrys spiralis (see Ladies' Traces);
nidus avis (see Birds' nest ophrys).

Opposite golden saxifrage, 200,

39>-
Oro pendolos, 121. Osprey, 84.
Ostrich, the, 11 o.
Otis (bustard), 107.
Otter, killed near Selborne, 72.
Ouzel, ring (see Ring-ouzel); water
(see Water-ouzel).

Owl, barn (see Owl, white); brown,
casting up fur and feathers, 29,
134; food of, 29; hooting of,
124; nest of swallow on an,
149; eagle, 65; fern (see Goat-
sucker); white, 133; young of,
29; food of, 29, 133; attacking
dovehouse, 71 ; screech of, 134.

Owls, pellets cast up by, 29, 134;
hoot in different keys, 124; ears
of, 135; eyes of, 135; flight of,

'34-
Oxen congregating together, 160.

Oxford, Guernsey lizards at Pem-
broke College, 57; swallows late
at, 30, 58.

Pairing of birds, 71.

Palm Sunday, yew trees carried on,

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Palumbus torquatus (sce Ring dove).

Paradise Mede, Selborne, 341.

Parasitic insects, 135; of martins,
135, 140, 223.

Paris quadrifolia (herb Paris true-
love or oneberry), 200.

Partridges, 12, 425; pairing of,
72 ; killed by frost, 247 ; instinct
of, 410.

Parus caeruleus (blue titmouse or
wren), 92, 389; fringillagus or
major (blackhead titmouse), 92,
387; ater (cole-mouse), 92;
palustris (marsh titmouse), 92,

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Passer, arundinaceus minor (see Reed sparrow); torquatus (see Reed bunting).

Passeres, note of, 205.
Peacock, tails of, 80.
Peat, 16, 19.
Pectines in freestone, 9.
Perch, 22.

Peregrine falcon, 234.
Periwinkle, lesser, 200, 391.
Pettichaps (chiff-chaff), 233.
Pews in Selborne Church, 265.
Phalaena (gnats), 67, 416, 429.

Phalaena quercus, 429.

Pheasants, 12; pursued by hen
harrier, 412. Pheasant, hybrid, 410. Phryganea (see Caddis-fly). Pigeon, wood (see Woodpigeon);drinking, 89; blue rock, 96. Pigs, eating their young, 132;length of life in, 182; eating
yewberries without injury, 271. Pine plantations, near Glasgow, 94. Pitanciae, 307. Planting evergreens, 243. Plants, at Selborne, 199; suffer
from heat and cold, 241, 249. Plestor, the, 6, 288; great oak in,
288. Plover, 219. Plowman, Piers, 316. Plumpton Plain, 141. Poaching at night, 19, 24, Poll sheep, 142.

Pollard-ash, children cured of
rupture by, 174; in the Plestor,
174.

Ponds, on chalkhills, 177.

Pope Martin confiscates property
of Selborne Priory, 314.

Poplar, Lombardy, 439.

Portugal laurels, 243.

Poultry, 206; their notes and lan-
guage, 409; roosting places of,
409; destroying a hawk, 206,
207.

Prayers for the dead, 288, 299, 339,
380.

Preceptores, meaning of, 298.

Prior, election of a, 301, 319,321,
322,327.

Priors of Selborne, list of, 331.

Priories, alien, 282.

Priory of Selborne, in debt,
310; property of, 314; seques-
trated, 314, 320; reduced to a
chantry, 340.

Prophecy of Piers Plowman, 316.

Ptinus Pectinicornis, 407, 426.

Puckeridge (see Fern-owl).

Puffins, 53; breed on flat ground, 53-

Pulex irritant (bed-flea), 153. Punishment of canons for misbe-
haviour, 309. Puritanism at Selborne, 275. Purlieus, 22.

Quails, 12, 35.
Queen's bank, 17.
Quicksilver mines, men working
in, 113.

Rabbits, in Wolmer Forest, 19;
make the best turf, 422.

Rainfall at Selborne, 12, 56, 239;
in Rutland, 120, 244; effect of
trees on, 176; compared with
Plymouth, 239.

Rana arborea (tree-frog), 44.

Rats, water, two kinds, 27.

Ravens, building in the Plestor
oak, 7; close sitting of, 7; driv-
ing vultures from their nests,
131.

Redbreast, 108, 11o; tame, singing
by candlelight, 108; song of,
88; autumn songster, 88; food
of, 89, 92.

Red deer, 17; in Wolmer Forest,
17; never seen in Holt Forest,
24.

Redstart, 29, 41, 143; arrival of,
407; motion of tail of, 88; song
of, 90.

Redwing, 26; feeding in winter,
407; not breeding in England,
119; migration of, 125; killed
by frost, 242.

Reed-bunting, 113.

Reed-sparrow, 66, III, 113; food
of, 113; song of, 114.

Reed-wren, 63.

Regulus non cristatus (see Willow-
wren).

Relics of Selborne priory, 317. Reptiles, stinking se defendendo,
64.

Ring-dove, 96, 109, 123; food of,
109, 412; nidification of, 163.

Ring-ouzel, 32, 36, 50, 53, 59, 65,
74, 123, 144; migration of, 51,
53,59,62,65,74,83,117; food
of, 51, 59; breeding places in
England, 85.

Roads, at Selborne, new, made by
Gilbert White, 277.

Roche, Peter de la, or de Rupibus,
founds Selborne priory, 278;
Bishop of Winchester, 278.

Rocks removed by rain, 254.

Roman remains found at Selborne,
23, 260.

Romulus and Remus, 184.

Roofs of houses, various, 341.

Rooks, 144, 237; nesting of, 388,
408; white, 38; power of smell
in, 127; frozen, 446.

Royal forests, origin of, 262.

Royston crow, 123.

Rupert, Prince, 24.

Ruptured children placed in pol-
lard ashes, 174.

Rush candles, 169; to make, 170.

Rutland, fall of rain in, 120, 244.

Saffron, 201.

Salad oil as a cure for viper's sting, 45-

Salamandra aquatica (water-newt, or

eft), 45-

Salicaria, 39, 59, 63; fen (reed-
wren), 63, 66.

Sallad or Sallet, 191.

Salmo-fario (trout), 39.

Salt meat causing leprosy, 189.

Sambucus ebulus (dwarf elder), 201, 398-
Sand-martins (see Martins, Sand);

sand-pits in Wolmer forest, 152.
Sandpiper, 50.

Saxon words, meaning of, 261.
Scallops, 9.
ScarabaeussolstitiaRs (see Fernchafers)

397; melolontha, 393, 417;/«//«,

59-

Scopoli, Dr., 74, 76, 113, 115.

Scotland, maps of, 94.

Sea-birds, 29.

Seal of Gurdon, 293.

Sedge-bird, 63 ; note of, 63, 108;
singing at night, 87.

Selborne Parish, 3; village, 4; soil
of, 4, 5; streams in, 4; fossils
at, 8; extent of, 12; cottages
in, salubrity of, 12; fall of rain
in, 12, 56, 239; occupation of,
14; population, 13; in Saxon
times, 260; value of the living,
273; vicar of, before Domesday
Book, 274.

Selborne Priory, property of, 289,
314; decay of, 333, 337, 340,
347; rivulet, 343; account of,
344; ruins of, 348; importance

of, 351-

Serpents (see Snakes).
Sex of birds, 114.
Sexes, distinguishing features of the,

1145 separation of, during win-
ter, 118.

Shearing sheep, 422.
Sheep, feeding before rain, 126; of Sussex, 142; congregating, 167.
Shingles on roof, 270.
Short-winged birds of passage, 33,

42, 407.
Shrew, water, 66; ash, 174; mouse, 174.

Shrikes (butcher-bird), 50, 85.
Silk-wood, 171; tail, German, 32;

worm, intestines of, used for

fishing tackle, 56.
Silver fish, 227.
Sitta Europoea (see Nuthatch)
Skunk, 64.
Skylark (see lark).
Slugs, 435; injurious to wheat, 185.

Smell, animals recognised by, 422.
Smoky atmosphere, cause of, 239.
Smother flies, 226, 251.
Snails, 222, 435; shells eaten by birds, 411.

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