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Note about the bird 'Balaire-bothan' [white-breasted cormorant] and fragment of a song, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/33

Scope and Contents

Note about the bird 'Balaire-bothan' [white-breasted cormorant] probably collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Balaire-bothan larger than sgart [scart] - white spot on thigh'. Also includes a fragment of a song beginning 'Deoch do dh iarr balair bothair'.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

Gaelic English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 10r, line 1 to folio 10r, line 9

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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