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CROSSWORD FOR CHILDREN


5 Information Boards have been erected in the Pollaghs giving details of the plants, mammals, birds, fish and insects of the area. Check them out to find the answers to the clues below and fill them into the grid. You will find an important phrase down the middle. When you have all the answers, enter the competition to win valuable book tokens.
Entries only through the Birdhill website (http://local.mobhaile.ie/birdhill).
Click on the 'Contact Us' button. Enter your email address and name. In the 'Message' space type in your 12 answers along with the phrase down the middle and then send. Closing date 15th June 2009.

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1. Sounds like a very loud swan
2. The Irish name for this mammal is Madra Uisce (water dog)
3. Older people might call this iris by its Irish name 'feileastram'
4. This tree is sometimes called the Sally
5. This bird's Irish name means 'red king'
6. This bird's Latin name is 'pica pica'
7. A type of elm tree found locally
8. The Orange-Tip is a type of _______
9. This fish found in the Kilmastulla River is protected by the EU Habitats Directive.
10. Daubenton's is a kind of _______
11. Mustela Vison is not a welcome mammal in The Pollaghs
12. This fish returns from the Atlantic to the Kilmastulla River to spawn.

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