School: Tullycanna

Location:
Tullycanna, Co. Wexford
Teacher:
Tomás de Buitléir

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Bird-Lore

Archival Reference

The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0876, Page 201

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The birds that are most common in this district are :-
the tom-tit, robin, wren, blackbird, thrush, starling, crow, hawk, yellow-hammer, mag-pie, gold-finch, bull-finch golden plover, green plover pheasant, partridge, woodcock, curlew, snipe, wild duck wild goose and willie-water wagtail.
The plover, woodcock cuckoo, swallow and wild goose migrate. The plover woodcock and wild goose come here for the fowling season only and shortly before it is over they leave.
The cuckoo and swallow come here for the summer months and they leave when the weather is becoming cold. The wild duck remain

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Collector
Alice White
Gender
female
Address
Maxboley, Co. Wexford
Language
English