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Scottish Birds: Culture and Tradition

ABOUT THIS BOOK

PUBLISHER:

Mercat Press
FORMAT: Paperback
ISBN: 9781841830254
RRP: £12.99
PAGES: 240
PUBLICATION DATE: September 29, 2001

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Scottish Birds: Culture and Tradition

By (author) Robin Hull

A book exploring the wealth of tradition, history and lore about birds in Scotland. A companion to Mercat’s bestselling Scots Herbal, this book explores the wealth of tradition, history and lore about birds in Scotland. Encyclopaedic in its detail, it describes each species using references from folktales and ballads, Statistical Accounts and eye-witness reports. All the commonly occurring birds in Scotland are listed and described. Anyone with the slightest interest in wildlife or Scottish folk culture will find endless fascination in these pages. Illustrated throughout.

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