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It is not part of the project to provide a definitive edition of the text of the Bestiary, but to help readers by providing a transcription and translation of the text. Currently the following editorial conventions obtain:
Pelican continued; the night owl.
The bird is illustrated by its portrait in a roundel.
The species is not clearly defined as the artist has tried to combine an owlish face and beak with the blackness of a crow. The barn owl, tawny owl and little owl may live in old buildings or ruins. Initial type 2.
The night owl continued; the hoopoe. The young hoopoe looks after its ageing parents, giving them new life by plucking out their old plumage and cleansing their eyes.
Initial type 3. Pricking for pouncing on f.36v visible. Folio mark of four horizontal 'matchsticks' on top right corner.