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Odd Bird Event, Cobham & Medway, 1794
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2012, 21:45:46 »
Hereford Journal - Wednesday 25 June 1794

Thursday a circumstance of a very uncommon nature occurred in the neighbourhood of Cobham: a large flight of Cormorants were seen hovering about the park, which carried away great quantities of poultry; they had the audacity to attack a deer, and made great destruction among the fruit. Several of these rapacious animals were shot, and the rest dispersed; some of the wounded have since been seen about Chatham and Brompton.
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