Ornithology in Rishton (Bird Watching)

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1It was reported on the 29th October 1904, that there were over 1,300 birds shown in cages at the Crystal Palace, on the occasion of the 19th annual exhibition of the London and Provincial Ornithological Society. There were only a few who sent birds from Lancashire. The most successful exhibitor for the County Palatine was Ir. W. Dormer, of Rishton, near Blackburn, who s cured two firsts in the classes for Cinnamons