The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #120955   Message #2636047
Posted By: GUEST
19-May-09 - 05:11 PM
Thread Name: Cornish Nightingale
Subject: RE: Cornish Nightingale

Why can you not accept that it was probably a poetic device?

There have been no nightingales in Berkeley Square, ever.

Why do you need to have them in Cornwall?   

Tabster has it about right:
[It's] a useful songbird rather than a piece of empirical natural history.