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Dick Warner’s final column: Private eye on a nest, Irish Examiner

June 22nd, 2017 | by

This is the last of Dick Warner’s hugely popular columns following his death last Friday. Here, he discusses birds’ nests and eggs.

I found an egg in my yard the other day or, to be more accurate, an eggshell. It was pure white and about half the size of a small hen’s egg. It had been opened at the broad end and the contents removed. It was the egg of a wood pigeon and, because I have a taste for natural history detective stories, I started to speculate on its story. There are several wood pigeons nesting around the place at present, more than in previous years…
Irish Examiner, 19/06/17. Read the full article ‘Dick Warner’s final column: Private eye on a nest‘.

Dick Warner's final column: Private eye on a nest

Dick Warner’s final column: Private eye on a nest


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