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- The birds which are most commonly found in this district are, the hawk, the snipe, the wood cock, partridge, pheasants, wild duck and crows.
The wood cock and plover migrate to Scotland.
The plover, partridge, wood cock, snipe and grouse build their nests on the ground but those of the crows and pigeons are built in the tree tops, the blackbird usually builds his nest in a bush or hedge. Sprigs mud and moss furnish the material for those nests. The eggs of the blackbird are blue while those of the thrush are white with brown spots. It is believed that the bird sits on her eggs for about three weeks(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.