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Note of an unusual bird sighting, 1871

Identifier: Coll-97/CW119/30

Scope and Contents

Note of an unusual bird sighting collected from Duncan Sinclair, telling how at the end of July or beginning of August 1871 he had seen a bird with 'red wings & white body bill like a duck size about a gannet or less' and has never seen it before or since. The text has been scored through in ink as if to indicate it has been transcribed elsewhere.


  • 1871

Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 1 volume ; 17 x 20.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 55r, line 1 to folio 55r, line 4

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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