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Birds of Ireland: Facts, Folklore & History

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An introduction covers birds in Irish mythology and folklore, birds as omens, harbingers and food, and bird-related beliefs, proverbs and curses. This is followed by a species-by-species account, with each name and its meaning, a description and associated beliefs, myths, weather lore, proverbs, culinary traditions and place names.
Hardcover, 359 pages
Published May 11th 2009 by Collins Press (first published April 11th 2009)
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Christine
Mar 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Jam packed with loads of natural history, lore, tidbits, proverbs, songs and more all surrounding the fowl on Éire. This book will see lots of use from me; so glad to have it in my collection!
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