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Bird Notes (Paperback) Loot Price: R368
Discovery Miles 3 680
Bird Notes (Paperback): Jane Mary Hayward, Anonymous
Bird Notes (Paperback): Jane Mary Hayward, Anonymous

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Jane Mary Hayward, Anonymous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...and costs in the one case, 5s. a bird and costs in the other, birds and net to be confiscated. At Lawford Gate, on October 4th, a bird-catcher was fined 10s. and costs for cruelty to decoy Linnets. The birds were tethered to the ground in the usual way with string, which had cut into the skin and lacerated the wings, and defendant must, said the police, have known that he was torturing them. USING BIRD-LlME.--At Stratford, on November 4th, a bird-catcher was fined 2s. and costs for using bird-lime to take protected birds. He had limed twigs set at the end of a pond, and captured the birds when they alighted on them to drink. THE MAYOR AND THE BIRD-CATCHER.--A Bermondsey bird-catcher was fined 10s. and costs at Monmouth. on October 24th, for catching Goldfinches. He had all the usual apparatus, and said the Mayor of Monmouth had given him permission to catch the birds. The Mayor explained that he told the man he would not give him permission unless the police consented. The Chief Magistrate of Monmouth might have enquired into the law on the subject. CATCHING PLOVERS.--At the Curragh, on November 7th, two men were convicted of cruelty to a Plover, which was fixed in a trap with its legs bent, to act as a decoy. For the defence it was stated that this method of catching Plover had been carried on for years, and the fine was fixed at 21s. to allow of an appeal. (Other cases of bird-catching are reported from various parts of the country, and in Ireland a good number of convictions have been recorded in counties where the Close Time has been extended to December 1st.) "THE WAITS." The Society's Christmas Card for 1906-7, specially designed by Sir FRANCIS CARRUTHERS GOULD (" F. C. G."). With (or without) Calendar...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Jane Mary Hayward • Anonymous
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-92231-1
Barcode: 9781151922311
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-92231-5

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