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House martins from BL Harley 4751, f. 37v

House martins from BL Harley 4751, f. 37v

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Summary

Detail of a miniature of house martins diving for mud (although the birds depicted are coloured more like swallows). Image taken from f. 37v of Bestiary, with extracts from Giraldus Cambrensis on Irish birds. Written in Latin.

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Date

1200 - 1300
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Source

British Library
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