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they are curlews of the fenland! song/verse fragment

Call and response upon seeing a seagull.

See also your tiny hand is frozen!

Example

Oh look, at those seagulls

They are curlews of the fenland

Origin

Benjamin Britten’s Curlew River - Shortened form of “Those are not seagulls, they are curlews of the fenland”

Collected by

Naomi – 1990s
Naomi Iliff (King) – owner

Notes

Sung in a cod soprano

Submitted: 09/03/2021 by Joy ● Last updated: 05/03/2022 22:15 by Mark

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