Tag Archives: Birds

1938: Signs of Hard Weather

From a collection of folklore gathered by Irish teachers in the 1930’s: Weather 27-12-1938 Signs of hard weather: Robin flying into house. Lapwings seen early in winter. Wild geese seen flying inland (southwards). Small birds gathering in large numbers about … Continue reading

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1917: Flamingos

Sydney Long: Flamingos (1917)

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1890: Pig Disturber

William Weekes: Pigs Disturbed by a Hen; I made up the date.

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1894: Swans

Józef Pankiewicz: Nocturne: Swans in the Saxon Garden in Warsaw by Night (1894)

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1795: Zozozozozozozozozozozozo, zirrhading!

From Johann Matthäus Bechstein’s Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte Deutschlands nach allen drey Reichen: ein Handbuch zur deutlichern und vollständigern Selbstbelehrung besonders für Forstmänner, Jugendlehrer und Oekonomen, volume 4 (1795): Twenty-four different strains or couplets may be reckoned in the song of a … Continue reading

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1890: Seagulls

Max Jensen: Seagulls over the Waves; I made up the date.

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2018: Eagle

Jim Charlie (Squamish): Eagle Panel (c. 2018)

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