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Note about the hunting habits of hawks, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/29

Scope and Contents

Note about the hunting habits of hawks probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay. It mentions the spear[a]g, an t-seabh[ag]-rua and an t-seabhag ghorm [sparrowhawk, red hawk or falcon and peregrine falcon] and the sizes of birds they will or will not attempt to kill. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 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 8v, line 1 to folio 9r, line 12

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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