Birds in a Christmas Tree – level 3

14-12-2016 15:00

Deep in the tree branches of a home in Sao Paulo, a mother bird built a nest and lay two small eggs. The family got quite a surprise when two baby birds hatched in their Christmas tree and started hopping among the tree branches.

The owner said that it was a pleasure to be with the mother of the baby birds. As she was decorating the tree, the mother bird was making the nest.

The doors and windows of the house are left open so the birds can come and go as they please, and it will not be long until the young ones fly the nest.

Difficult words: branch (a part of a tree which grows outwards), hatch (come out of an egg), fly the nest (when a baby bird can leave its nest and be able to fly).

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