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Note about the birds 'Corr-ghir bhreac' [corra-ghritheach breac or heron] and 'Caill-oiche' [cailleach oidhche or owl], June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/40

Scope and Contents

Note about the bird 'Corr-ghir bhreac' [corra-ghritheach breac or heron] and 'Caill-oiche' [cailleach oidhche or owl] collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/Islay, which reads 'Corr-ghir bhreac Gold throat in winter snow - glittering - all the rest brioc [blue] Cail[leach]-oiche bheag sa C[ailleach oidhche] mhor.'


  • 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 11v, line 1 to folio 11v, line 5

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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