Punch,  53 (1867), 196.

Outrage on Ornithology





Hunting, Ornithology, Extinction

    Comments on a report in the Haddington Courier of the shooting of a golden eagle in East Lothian, an act prompting the newspaper to claim that the bird is rarely to be seen 'so far south'. Points out that naturalists and all cultured people would note the stupidity of shooting such a rare bird, and scorns the report of the shooting of another rare bird—a little bittern—in East Lothian.

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