The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #130409   Message #2937038
Posted By: GUEST,^&*
30-Jun-10 - 02:08 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Echo Mocks the Corncrake / Corncraik
Subject: RE: origins: Echo Mocks the Corncrake (Dick Gaughan?)
Ford's notes: This is the first and only occasion, I think, in which the Corncraik —beautifully feathered, but most unmelodious of birds— has been mixed up in a love song

Not so!

p.s. he's right about the feathering, mind you...