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Spring Gets Birds Doing What Birds Do

What a wonderful morning here in Fingal, North Dublin. There is a slight chill in the air, the sun is shining brightly, the surrounding countryside looks resplendent and the birds are busy courting and building their nests. My son, Sean, built this two-storey, double nest box several years ago as part of a Junior Certificate […]

Laying In Earnest

The birds are laying well now – still small, but welcome! They have taken well to the nest boxes and are quite happy laying there. I am getting an average of five eggs a day at the moment and I expect this to increase to eight over the coming weeks.  What Am I going to […]