The Gannet: A Bird With a History (Classic Reprint)

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As enquiries were pushed further into Gannet lore, the more stimulating did they become, and they were helped bv a brisk correspondence with the late Professor Alfred Newton, who was not only extraordinarily well versed in every ornithological tapic, but singularly ready to impart information to those who knew less than himself.

Let us for a moment in imagination stand on the Bass Rock, Where there have doubtless been Gannets for thousands of years, and where they have been seen by many naturalists oftener than I have seen them. Although there are not so many Gannets here as at St. Kilda, there is a vast number, yet the reader will hardly subscribe to Harvey's description of them on his visit in 1641 when he says that like a cloud they darken the sun (p.

But certainly there have been moments in my own limited experience when I could say with Dunbar.

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This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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