Yu.E. Berezkin, E.N. Duvakin

Thematic classification and distribution of folklore and mythological motifs by area

Analytical catalogue

Ethnicities and habitats

N31. The departure of birds. 31.32.

Late autumn and then winter sets in line with the departure of two or three species of birds flying in a wedge (Zugvogel).

Karelians, Estonians, Mari, Komi.

Baltoscandia. Karely [Halla hanchen shiiven alla, talvi youchchenen takana (Vokinavolok): Frosts with geese leaving, winter with swans leaving]: Makarov 1959:179; Estonians [Kured lähvad - kurjad ilmad, haned lähvad - hallad maas, luiged lāhvad - lumi taga (Cranes fly - bad weather, geese flying - frost on the ground, swans flying - snow next)]:.

Volga - Perm. Komi []: Ariste 2005:? ; marie [Turnia choesta - laurel tolesh/ Kaiyk combo choesta - ysttolesh/Yksch choesta - lum tolesh; crane tourna/lares&# 1189; dash 2. to become inclement (about the weather). Shyze velesh igeche laprosoda. By autumn, the weather becomes inclement. /kayyk bird/kombo zool. 1. goose/yshtcold, frost - about low air temperature/ykszool. 1. swan/lum 1. snow]: MarlaMuter 2008 (http://marlamuter.com/).