The Birks of Aberfeldy

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Birks of Aberfeldy.

"The Birks of Aberfeldy" is a song lyric written for a pre-existing melody in 1787 by Robert Burns. He was inspired to write it by the Falls of Moness and the birch trees of Aberfeldy during a tour of the Scottish Highlands with his friend William Nicol.[1]


  1. ^ Bold, Alan Norman (1989). Scotland: A Literary Guide. Routledge. p. 7. ISBN 978-0-415-00731-3.