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The lantern of the Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England, being used to observe migrating birds. This practice began in the Autumn of 1878. Illustration by Charles Whymper (1853-1941) from 'The Quiver' (London, 1882).

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The lantern of the Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England, being used to observe migrating birds.  This practice began in the Autumn of 1878.  Illustration by Charles Whymper (1853-1941) from 'The Quiver' (London, 1882).