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Red Kites Over The Black Isle

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RED KITES OVER THE BLACK ISLE (S4x32) 4C set Ann And Ian Jamieson Glen Orrin Collection 1

1- 8 1s and 4s Set&Cast in 1 place (2s and 3s step up/down), 1s+4s dance ½ R&L
9-16 2s and 3s Set&Cast in 1 place (4s and 1s step up/down), 2s+3s dance ½ R&L. (4)(3)(2)(1)
17-24 4s+3s and 2s+1s dance RH across, 3s+2s dance LH across while 4s and 1s chase clockwise to other end
25-32 1s+3s also 2s+4s set facing on sides and change places RH, turn partners 2H to own sides (end couples turn 1½ times)

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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The Red Kite is a medium-large bird of prey up to 66 cm (26 in) long with a 179 cm (70 in) wingspan.

The Black Isle is an eastern area of the Highland local government council area of Scotland, within the county of Ross and Cromarty.

Red Kites
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