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Take on Nature: How Irish names can tell us more about a bird than English ones

A grey heron, known as corr eisc – the fish crane – or, particularly in Co Tyrone, corr mhóna – ‘bog crane’ – in Irish
Stephen Colton
SHAKESPEARE, in his play of doomed romance Romeo and Juliet, wrote the famous lines, 'What’s in a name? That which we call a rose /By Any Other name would smell as sweet’. The phras[...]

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