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Ealaichean, dòbhrain agus ròin.

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Title - Ealaichean, dòbhrain agus ròin.
Contributors - Calum MacDonald
Reporters - Dr John MacInnes

Summary - Swans, otters and seals.

It is unlucky to kill swans. The contributor knew a family who used to kill swans but they stopped. There is discussion about swans on a loch nearby. According to tradition, swans are a king's children under a spell. Some swans are black. A person Calum knew saw a white otter. A man from Hogharry used to eat otter meat. It is unlucky to see a seal. A story is told about this. There is discussion about the MacCodrums of the seals.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:08:07
Date Recorded - 1966.11
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 65070
Original Tape ID - SA1966.067
Original Track ID - SA1966.067
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Inverness-shire
  Parish - North Uist
  Island - North Uist

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