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Note about the bird 'Stearnal' [tern], 4 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/9

Scope and Contents

Note about the bird 'Stearnal' [tern] describing whether it will appear or not according to the direction of the wind and how its voice can be heard through the fog. The note also states that 'The old take young out to sea for miles & coming back - training them to long flights'. Text has been scored through in pencil perhaps to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 4 June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 3v, line 20 to folio 4r, line 13

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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