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Note about the bird 'Fara-chrodaichean' or 'Crotach-Bheag' [curlew], 4 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/10

Scope and Contents

Note about the bird 'Fara-chrodaichean' or 'Crotach-Bheag' [curlew], that it arrives about Bealtainn [May], stays for a month and does not breed on the island but goes to warmer climates. The crotach mor breed in the moor in Instra Níl [Ìle/ Islay, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire]. 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 4r, line 14 to folio 4r, line 21

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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