School: Pollréamoinn (Buachaillí)

Pollremon, Co. Galway
Pádraig Ó Duibhghiolla
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0014, Page 159

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  1. There are many birds in this district. These are the birds which are in it the wren, blackbird robin, house-sparrow, hedge-sparrow, yellow-hammer gold finch, chaff-finch, thrush, jackdaw, crow magpie, wild pigeon, partridge wild duck wild geese, snipe, water hen, the plover, the curlew, the pelib and the swan. The wren makes her nest in a shrub and it is all moss and feathers. She lays eggs and she hatches them and at the end of twenty-one days the young birds would come out. Then after three days hatching the the cock brings her food and she shares it on her family. Then when the young birds are feathered she teaches them how to fly. When she is hatching the cock feeds her. The magpie makes her nest on the top of a high tree and it is made from sticks and there are two holes in it one to go in and the other to go out. She lays eights eggs and she hatches them , and the birds come
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