School: Kinnitty

Kinnitty, Co. Offaly
S. Ó Murchadha

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Bird Lore

The Thrush
The thrush builds her nest in a bush in a ditch, and she makes it out of moss and hair and hay.
She lays white and speckled eggs, and she hatches them for three weeks. She eats grubs and worms. She stays here all the year round. Her colour is speckled and she is a fairly big bird.
She is a very nice singer and she is middling tame. She is a very nice and clean bird. She feeds her young ones with grubs and insects. Her bill is black and is very small.
Writer's name and address: Willie Joe Carry, Kinnitty.
Informant's name and address: Mr. W. Carry, Kinnitty, Co. Offaly.