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Blackbird (J Cassidy)

Blackbirds are common throughout Ireland and can be frequently seen feeding near hedgerows, as well as on grassy fields.

Blue Tit (J Cassidy)

Another common species is the Blue Tit, which will often visit peanut and seed feeders.

 

Kestrel 30 (C Timmons)

 

In more rural areas, Kestrels will often hunt mice in open fields.

 

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The birds and animals around your school can provide exciting opportunities to learn about science and technology, maths, geography, art and much more. Learning with birds can be fun!

 

There are eighteen projects on birds for you to complete.

 

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Making Bird Feeders

 

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An Eye for Colour

 

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Bird Tables

 

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Nesting Boxes

 

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Making a Classroom Hide

 

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Using the Hide

 

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Mapping Bird Activity around your School

 

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Mapping the Song Sites of Birds

 

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Using Song Post Maps

 

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Birds and Weather - Part 1

 

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Birds and Weather - Part 2

 

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Birds and Weather - Part 3

 

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What do Birds feed on?

 

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Where do Birds like to feed? - Part 1

 

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Where do Birds like to feed? - Part 2

 

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How do Birds find food?

 

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When are Birds present around your School?

 

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How do Birds look after their feathers?

 

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Teachers' Notes

 

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