School: Gleann an Chairthe (roll number 13345)

Location:
Gleann an Chairthe, Co. Liatroma
Teacher:
Seán Mag Ualghairg
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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0193, Page 263

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0193, Page 263

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  3. XML “The Magpie”
  4. XML “The Blackbird”
  5. XML “The Thrush”
  6. XML “The Goldfinch”

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  1. The magpie is a white and black bird. It builds its nest on the top of a tree. The magpie lays eight or nine big eggs. The eggs are blue with brown spots on them.
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  2. From the very name of this bird we know that it is black. The blackbird has a yellow bill and yellow legs. This bird builds her nest in a close white thorn bush. The blackbird lays about four or five blue eggs in the nest and brings out her young birds. It sings a sweet song.
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  3. From the very name of this bird we know that part of its feathers are the colour of gold. Some times this bird is captured and
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