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Birds

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 259 Collections and/or Records:

Account of a fishing trip around Mingulay with accompanying place-name notes, descriptions and stories, 23 May 1869

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/31
Scope and Contents Account by Alexander Carmichael of a fishing trip around Miulay [Miùghlaigh/Mingulay] with accompanying place-name notes, descriptions and stories. Carmichael notes geographical features such as high points, caves, rocks or arches; archaeological sites such as dùns or graveyards; places people have used for looking after livestock or catching birds and fish, noting breeding grounds or habits of some birds; and sea-faring items such as the conditions of the sea or navigation techniques. One...

Account of a trip to St Kilda, 22 May 1865

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW113/17
Scope and Contents An account by Alexander Carmichael of his trip to St Kilda [Hiorta] in May 1865. He describes the crossing which lasted from 04:30 until 12:00, the weather and the sights and then describes the physical and temperamental characteristics of the islanders. 'Cameron the missionary oldish and common looking. St Kildeans good looking s[t]out fellows with pale complexions. Women good looking and ruddy complexions...Beautiful white teeth...Enunciation peculiar and lisping. People seem to be spoiled...

Account of a visit to Shillay, Sound of Harris, 31 May 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/72
Scope and Contents An account of a visit to Sheiley Mhor and Sheiley Bheag [Siolaigh Mhòr/Shillay and Siolaigh Bheag, Caolas na Hearadh/Sound of Harris], which includes observations and measurements on large boulders; observations on peregrines; list of nests and eggs collected and the boat journey back to Ensay House [Taigh Easaidh, Easaidh/Ensay, Caolas na Hearadh/Sound of Harris] in windy conditions.