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Merlins Make the Mountains Magical

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Full title: Merlins of the Wicklow Mountains

Creator / Author: Anthony McElheron

Item Type / Page count: Book / 86p

When Published: 2005

Publisher / Place of Publication: Currach Press / 55A Spruce Avenue, Stillorgan  Industrial Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

About: A study of the smallest falcon species in Ireland. The book concentrates on a pair of birds based in the Wicklow Mountains and is a delightful natural history of both the bird and its surroundings. Many years of observation went into the making of this labour of love which showcases one of our most secretive birds.

ID number(s): 1856079333

Chapters:  Acknowledgements – Preface – Background – The Children of Duff Hill: a Chronology – Winter Survival – Mixed Woodlands – Some Site Notes — The Future – Picture Credits – Index.

WW Connection #1: Who cares if they are West Wicklow birds or not? They are welcome in West Wicklow anytime!

Extra #1: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.

Extra #2: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.

Extra #3: Includes several colour photographs and a map of merlin breeding sites in Co. Wicklow.



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