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Notes about the nesting habits of birds, 24 June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/121

Scope and Contents

Notes about the nesting habits of birds collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann] including that the chicks of the cearc-fhiar, feadag and rua-chearc leave the nest as soon as they hatch and that the gob-da-lire nests at the edge of lakes. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • 24 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 26r, line 4 to folio 26r, line 19

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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