No. 983: Bouverie Road, N16
Bouverie Road, London, N16. Photo © Roger Dean 2012
London Birds and London Insects, and Other Sketches (Revised Edition) – T. Digby Pigott, 1892:
We are so accustomed to associate birds – “the smiles of creation” – with all that is wild and fresh, and pleasant, and unlike a great town, that to speak of the birds of London sounds rather like talking nonsense.