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The day of the corncrake

Hewitt, John Harold

The day of the corncrake

by Hewitt, John Harold

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Published by Glens of Antrim Historical Society in [Carnlough] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpoems of the nine glens by John Hewitt ; and paintings by Charles McAuley.
ContributionsMcAuley, Charles.
The Physical Object
Pagination80p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17557732M

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Feb 24,  · The corncrake or landrail is one of Britain’s most endangered birds. The Isle of Iona is one of the best places in Scotland to see corncrakes as the hay and silage fields and also iris beds supply lots of cover for this rare and elusive bird which unfortunately is in decline. ‘Like other crakes the corncrake was more prone than most to colliding with overhead wires.’ ‘Binoculars are supplied so you can view the black teal, swans, dabchicks, ducks and even the spotless crake or elusive bittern.’ ‘Looking over the balcony at Cassowary Lodge, Atwood watched rare red-necked crakes scratching about in the.


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he included the special bird in his book, surely thinking that one day it would be found here. Monday — Final Author: Mark Blazis. Jul 06,  · There was still enough light to read a book as I packed up a few essentials for the night ahead, tagging along on an RSPB Scotland corncrake survey.

I would be picked up just before midnight and wouldn’t be back until the light returned again at around am. The last rays from the sun, which. Nov 16,  · Start your day free trial Stream The Corncrake by Jim Malcolm and tens of millions of other songs on all your devices with Amazon Music Unlimited.

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