Item BCA - 2021.2538 - Blackbird's nest in a letterbox

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BCA - 2021.2538


Blackbird's nest in a letterbox


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one newspaper cutting

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There was a time when our local post men and women cycled round to both deliver and collect letters. There was a letterbox at Bampton and Brize Norton railway station and it was here a blackbird's nest was discovered inside the box. Great care was taken when emptying the box and in the end, the birds hatched and fledged.

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