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Types of Bird Eggs

Chaffinch Eggs in Nest (Photo: YK/Alamy)
Chaffinch Eggs in Nest (Photo: YK/Alamy)

Chaffinch eggs in nest (Photo: YK/Alamy) Collared dove This species can have three or more broods, and can lay eggs from early in the year to the end of autumn.

Collared Dove Eggshell (Photo: MkStock5/Alamy)
Collared Dove Eggshell (Photo: MkStock5/Alamy)

Collared dove eggshell (Photo: MkStock5/Alamy) Dunnock Also known as the hedge sparrow, they will lay their eggs in a nest constructed of grass, leaves and roots.

Dunnock Eggs in Nest (Photo
Dunnock Eggs in Nest (Photo

Dunnock eggs in nest (Photo: Nature Picture Library/Alamy) Great tit This colourful bird makes a nest of moss and feathers, before laying its eggs in early spring.

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Great tit Eggs in Nest (Photo: Tierfotoagnetur/Alamy)
Great tit Eggs in Nest (Photo: Tierfotoagnetur/Alamy)

Great tit eggs in nest (Photo: Tierfotoagnetur/Alamy) House sparrow These small brown birds are often heard ‘chirping’ away. Pairs will build nests of grass and straw before laying their eggs, usually in May. They can have several broods each year.

House Sparrow Eggs (Photo: age Fotostock/Alamy)
House Sparrow Eggs (Photo: age Fotostock/Alamy)

Dunnock eggs in nest (Photo: Nature Picture Library/Alamy) Great tit This colourful bird makes a nest of moss and feathers, before laying its eggs in early spring.

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