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Story about a storm which killed many birds, 4 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/21

Scope and Contents

Story about a storm which killed many birds on Ìle/ Islay about 10 or 11 years previously [c1866-1867] noting that 'the cats gave up eating them', that wood-cocks were especially liked [by the cats] and that a small flock would consist of about 10-20 birds while a large flock would consist of about 60 or 80 birds. Also notes that the 'conas whins' [gocan or whin-chats] were all killed.


  • 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 7r, line 1 to folio 7r, line 11

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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