School: Coill na Leac

Location:
Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan
Teacher:
P. Mac Geibheannaigh

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Names of Wild Birds

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0976, Page 098

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The names of the Wild birds in the district are =
The Robin, Thrush, Wagtail, Cuckoo, Corncrake, Wren, Blackbird, Crow, Seagull, Sparrow, Linnet, Yellowhammer.

That birds that go away are,
The Cuckoo, Swallow, and the Corncrake.
The Cuckoo goes away in June. The Corncrakes and Swallows go in September.

Collector
Bridget Browne
Gender
female
Address
Stroane, Co. Cavan
Language
English