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BIRD , THE. English, Jig (6/8 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). AABB. There was another popular period tune called "The Bird," however, this particular melody is unique to Charles and Samuel Thompson's Compleat Collection (London, 1773).
Source for notated version:
Printed sources: Thompson (Compleat Collection of 200 Favourite Country Dances, vol. 3), 1773; No. 173.