School: Baile Ruadh (Cailíní)

Location:
Ballyroe, Co. Galway
Teacher:
Máire, Bean Uí Fhearghail

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Bird-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0013, Page 202

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Wild birds commonly found in this district are the Curlew, Goldfinch, Owl, Green Linnet, Robin, Wren, Crane, Crow, Rook, Jackdaw, Thrush, Blackbird, Tom Tit, Bullfinch, Lark, Sparrow, Magpie, Gull, Lapwing, Golden Plover, Snipe, Widgeon, Pigeon, Partridge, Grouse, Pheasant, Yellow Hammer, Starling, Hawk, Wild Duck, Wagtail, Waterhen, Swan.
Migratory Birds frequenting this district at different times are The Cuckoo from early in May to middle of June, but he was heard and seen

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Collector
Máire Nich Mhaoláin
Gender
female
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Informant
Seáin Ó Fhearghail
Gender
male
Age
circa 48
Address
Williamstown, Co. Galway
Language
mixed