School: Dubh-Áth (B.) (roll number 11067)

Location:
Duagh, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Seán Ó Conchobhair

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Bird-Lore

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0410, Page 066

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1. The wilds birds most commonly seen in this district are: the cuckoo, corncrake, swallow, curlew and others. The cuckoo and corncrake migrate in July; the swallow at the end of September or at the beginning of October; and the curlew that does not come to us until the end of Autumn does not migrate until about the beginning of March.
The cuckoo builds no nest of her own, but lays her eggs near the nest of

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Collector
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Gender
male
Address
Knockmeal, Co. Kerry
Informant
Éamonn Ó Corradáin
Relation
parent
Gender
male
Address
Knockmeal, Co. Kerry
Language
English