Shetland in old picture postcards

Shetland in old picture postcards

Auteur
:   John Linklater
Gemeente
:  
Provincie
:   Shetland Islands
Land
:   United Kingdom
ISBN13
:   978-90-288-6025-4
Pagina's
:   80
Prijs
:   EUR 16.95 Incl BTW *

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69 The Great Black-Backed Gull is called 'Swaabie' in Shetland. This bird is also a pirate who chases ether birds and takes their food from them. This card was taken by Mr. Bobby Tulloch, the wellknown ornithologist.

70 The Herring Gull can be seen everywhere in Shetland. It now nests in the towns, where it feeds on refuse put out for collection, but it normaHy lives and breeds on the sea cliffs.

7 1 The Artic Tem is a migrant, which breeds in Shetland and is here seen on its nest.

72 The Gannet is 36 inches long, and has its nest on the cliffs. It feeds by making a spectacular plunge into the sea from 30 to 40 feet above its prey.

73 The Puffin is one of the Auk family and it comes to Shetland every year in summer to nest in burrows, and feeds mainly on sand eels. The Puffin is of ten called the clown ofthe bird world.

74 Fulmar Petrels are everywhere on the cliffs of Shetland, where they nest; but, beware, as they ean spit foul smelling oil at intruders!

75 Winnowing Com is where the eorn is seperated by winnowing or allowing the ehaf to blow free from the corn head.

76 Reform Lane is a typtcal lane in Lerwick, with its steps, hand rails and wellwam flagstones, which ean be seen in this photograph (and still today).

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