a very odd albino oystercatcher with a twisted bill

I have been trying to link idea of the albino oyster catcher found on Handa with the history of Handa.I thought she would make a great queen of Handa the title bestowed on the oldest widow on the island. the queen had the last say in all disputes and this links well with the oystercatchers call which is said to resemble the gaelic 'bi glic ,bi glic' ( be wise be wise)..

i have added some darning in silk to the neck of the bird and she has been knitted from wool spun from cheviot sheep.

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