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Common Name: Dovekie
Donor: Professor Charles Joseph Patten , 1870 - 1948
Department: Natural History
Accession Number: B1931.1
Little Auks or normally sea birds, found exclusively on the coast. But every now and again, a lost bird can turn up in Sheffield, perhaps blown off course by a gale. This one was found alive, but in very poor health, on the 5th of November, 1930, at the sewage works at Hollinsend, Sheffield.
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