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Reasoning at every step he treads,

Man yet mistakes his way; While meaner things whom instinct leads Are rarely known to stray.

CowPER.

CONTENTS.

ATKINSON, W. S.

bridgeshire, Occurrence of the
Captures of Lepidoptera in Cannock Egyptian goose in Cambridgeshire,
Chase, &c., 3396

3712; Occurrence of Vanessa An-
BAIKIE, W. BALFOUR, M.D.

tiopa'near London, 3715
Note on

a supposed Thalassicola, BREE, C. R.
3408; Note on the Rev. G. Gor- Sepia-coloured rook, 3330; Note on
don's list of Moray fishes, 3599 ; the common red-poll, 3511; Cap-
Some account of the Zoological

ture of Colias Edusa at Stowmarket,
Museum at Haslar Hospital, 3613

and of Vanessa Antiopa near Stow-
BARRON, CHARLES

market, 3624 ; Captures of Lepi-
Method of employing chloroform in doptera near Stowmarket, 3625

killing insects, 3435; Notes on the BREE, REV. WILLIAM, M.A.
habits of Solen, 3472

A list of butterflies occurring in the

BARTLETT, REV. J. PEMBERTON, M.A.

neighbourhood of Polebrook, North-

Notes ou captures of Coleopterous

ampton, 3348

insects, 3354

BREE, Rev. W.T., M.A.

BATES, FREDERICK

Arrival of Hirundines in 1852, 3512

Method of obtaining Trox sabulosus, BRIGGS, JOAN JOSEPH

3375 ; Necrodes littoralis in consi- Notes on the birds, fishes, and insects,

derable numbers, Carabus arvensis observed near St. Margaret's Bay,

in Leicestershire, 3376

Kent, 3611

Bates, HENRY WALTER

BROWY, EDWIN
Some account of the Douroucouli mon- Name of Chesil bank, 3389 ; A new

key, 3324 ; Some account of the method of capturing and killing
country of the River Solimoens, or

minute Lepidoptera, Diptera, &c.,
Upper Amazons, 3590

3433 ; Description of a new (non-

BEALE, S. C. Tress

patented) breeding-cage, On killing

Capture of Chærocampa Celerio near humble-bees, 3434 ; Capture of

Tenterden, 3624

Catocala Fraxini at Burton-on-

Bell, Thomas, Sec. R. S., F.L.S.

Trent, 3660

Spotted redshank at Selborne, 3330; BURROUGHES, T. H.

Mode of the tree frog changing its Anecdote of rats, 3473

skin, 3563

Burton, RICHARD F., Lieut. Indian Army

BEVAN, EDWARD, M.D.

Remarks on a critique of the · Fal-
Notes on bees and hives, 3497

conry of the Indus,' 3646
BIRD, W. F. W.

Buxton, E. c.
Curious variety of the sedge warbler, Capture of Mancipium Daplidice at
3577, 3632 ; Instances of the wood-

Whittlesea Mere, 3624
cock breeding in England, 3578 Buxton, T. F., Jun.
Bond, FREDERICK, Esq.

Great ash-coloured shrike in Norfolk,
Occurrence of the gannet in Cam-

3475

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CAMBRIDGE, OCTAVIUS PICKARD
White willow-wren,

3577
CAMPBELL, ANGUS

Capture of Tinea ferruginella at

Leith, 3625
CLARK, Rev. Hamlet, M.A.

Notes on the Coleoptera of Whittlesea

Mere, 3704
COMPTON, DIGBY

Captures of Lepidoptera in the New

Forest, Hampshire, 3334
COOKE, HENRY

Capture of Diphthera Orion, 3563
COOKE, NICHOLAS

A night in the forest, 3515
CREWE, H. HARPUR

Notodonta trepida, &c., near Berk-

hampstead, 3624
CROSLAND, ROBERT

Capture of Vanessa Antiopa near

York, 3624
CURRIE, F. L.

Howey buzzard shot near Lynn, 3328
Donald, JAMES

Note on the habits of ferrets, 3452 .
DOUBLEDAY, HENRY

Notes on Mr. Stephens’ ‘Catalogue

of Lepidopterous Insects in the
Cabinet of the British Museum,
(Tortrices),' 3580; Erroneous re-
cord of the capture of Clostera ana-

choreta, 3715
DOUGLAS, J. W.

Entomological localities, 3313, 3430,

3517, 3584, 3687; On rearing

larvæ of Micro-Lepidoptera, 3494
Duck, John N.

Notes on the fishing frog, 3332
EALES, CHRISTOPHER

Pterophorus lithodactylus, 3625
EDITOR

Note on the temper of humble bees at

a certain season of the year, 3627 ;

The poison of the toad, 3658
ELLMAN, JAMES BOYES

Montagu's barrier at Eastbourne,

Black redstart at Brighton, Note
on the snow hunting, 3329; Alpine
swift at St. Leonard's, Black grous
in Sussex, Purple heron at Cats-
field, 3330; Pomarine skua at Has-
tings, 3331 ; Common buzzard at
Brede, 3387; Great gray shrike at
Hailsham, Ross's rosy gull at Pe-

vensey, 3388
Evans, Daniel T., Esq.

Experiments with venomous serpents,

3670

Evans, John

American teal at Scarborough, 3472;

Note on the singular babit of a cat,
3473; Osprey near Derby, 3474 ;

Toad in a block of iron ore, 3632
FELL, W.

Capture of the fishing frog, 3600
FILLEUL, REv. P. V. M.

Another buzz from the bees, 3398,

3520; Instance of bees welcoming
a new queen, as soon as they had
discovered the loss of their own,

3627
FREDERICK, GEORGE S.

Black redstart in Sussex, Hoopoe in

Sussex, 3476
GORDON, Rev. GEORGE

List of fishes found in the Moray

Firth, and in the fresh waters of the
province of Moray, 3454, 3480 ;
Regalecus Glesne at Cromarty,
3660; List of crustaceans of the
Moray Firth, 3678 ; Note on
"Sporting by Steam," Singular
capture of the porbeagle shark,

3712
Gosse, P. H.

Capture of the sun-fish at Ilfracombe,

3579
GRANT, FREDERICK

Captures of Lepidoptera in the neigh-

bourhood of Putney, 3435
GREEN, JOSEPH

Search for pupæ of Lepidoptera at

the roots of trees, 3334
GREENE, Rev. T.

List of Lepidoptera taken at Lower

Guiting, on the Cotswolds, Glou-

cestershire, 3494
GURNEY, J. H.

Note on a wild hybrid between the

greenfinch and linnet, Note on the
sandpiper described by Mr. Reid,
3388; Song thrush nesting on the
ground, 3475; Note on the nest of
the marsh tit, Note on the little
bittern, 3503 ; Note on the mouse-
catching propensities of Xema ri-
dibundus, 3563; Note on a double
nest of the greenfinch, 3577 ; Note
on an unusual occurrence of the
red-breasted merganser, Note on a
variety of the broad-nosed eel,
3599; Note on the porcupine,
3707 ; Note on the American and
Indian darters in captivity, 3711 ;
Notes on the death's-head Sphinx,
3716

years, 3536

3513;

GURNEY, SAMUEL, Jun.

Johnson, Rev. JOB
Gray phalarope at Carsbalton, 3331 ; Plutella Dalella, 3625 ; Inquiry re-
Swans breeding at the age of two specting the blackbird supposed to

have become white through fright, Guyon, GEORGE

3632
Seal at the Undercliff, Isle of Wight, KINAHAN, J. R.

3326; Tenacity of life in reptiles, Siskin breeding in Ireland, 3708
3332 ; Repair of the shell in mol- King, E. L.
lusks, Curious action in a spider, Black grous near Lynn, 3476
3333; Capture of Calosoma Syco- LEEMING, JOHN G.
phanta in the Isle of Wight, 3359; Curlew sandpiper and little stint at
Notes on the habits of the shanny,

Fleetwood, 3331
Note on Porcellana pla- LEITH, Sir George H., Bart.
tycheles, 3514; Note on a whelk, Various birds at Ross, Dumbarton-
3515; Anecdote of a hunting spi-

shire, 3503
der, 3600

LONGLEY, C. H.
HARDING, H. T.

Varieties of Arctia Caja, 3563
British marine shells found on the LowE, EDWARD JOSEPH, F.R.A.S. &c.

coast of Deal, Kent, 3395; Note Land and fresh-water Mollusca of the
on Aleucis pictaria, 3464

neighbourhood of Nottingham, HARPER, T.O.

3390
Rare birds near Norwich, 3474 LOWE, W. H., M.D.
HARRIS, Rev. GEORGE

Note on the larvæ of Plutella porrec-
Note on the Rev. A. C. Smith's anec-

tella, 3436
dote of a cat, 3505; Anecdote of MacGILLIVRAY, JOHN
the house martin, 3512

Excursion to Botany Bay, New South
HAWKINS, R. W.

Wales, 3383; Subterranean colony
Nest and eggs of the black redstart, of fresh-water mollusks, 3430 ; Vi.
Singularly situated nest of the ox-

sit to Teneriffe, and ascent of the
eye tit, 3503 ; Nest of kingfisher, Peak of Teyde, 3441 ; Mangrove
3578; Nesting of the woodcock in

swamps and their inhabitants, 3451 Staffordshire, 3579

MATTHEWS, REV. A., M.A.
Hogan, ARTHUR R.

Description of the yellow-backed
Note on Diglossa mersa, 3464 ;

whidah finch killed in Oxfordshire
sects impaled on thorns, 3493

in September, 1851, 3534 ; List of HUGHES, Rev. E. J.R.

the arrival and departure of the Curious want of instinct in young

migratory birds near Weston-onducks, 3579

the-Green, Various birds at WestonHULKE, J. W.

on-the-Green, 3562
Tameness of the redstart, 3329 ; MEADE, R. H., Esq.

White variety of the great titmouse, On the method of preserving spiders,
Bearded titmouse at Lewes, 3330 ;

&c., 3676
Note on the habits of the hoopoe, MEDLYCOTT, WILLIAM C.P.
3512

Note on the genus Gobius, 3600
Hussey, Rev. Arthur, M.A.

MUSKETT, CHARLES
Variety of the common sole, 3660

Insects impaled on thorns, 3563
Irby, L. H.

NEWMAN, EDWARD, F.L.S., Z.S.
White stork near Yarmouth, 3476; Thrush nightingale near Dartford in

Little crake in Norfolk, 3477; Kent, 3476; Eared grebe at Yar-
Hoopoe in Norfolk, Wood sand-

mouth, 3477 piper and avocet at Yarmouth, NEWMAN, H. W. 3504 ; Notes on the arrival and de- On changing the eggs of birds for parture of migratory birds in Nor- those of other species, Habits and folk, 3536; Food of the honey buz

instincts of birds, 3327; A buzz zard, 3707; Curious death of a

from the bees, 3358; On the song dab-chick, or little grebe, Food of of birds, 3386; The redstart, 3388; the black-headed gull, 3711

The cuckoo, 3424; A continued buzz from the bees, 3496; Further

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