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Midlands Could Be Home Of First Crane Born In Ireland In 300 Years

Ecologists are keeping a close eye on a pair of adult birds spotted on a rewetted bog.

The midlands could be the home of the first common crane born in Ireland in 300 years. 

Ecologists are keeping a close eye on a pair of adult birds spotted on a rewetted bog in the region. 

Unsuccessful breeding attempts have taken place at the secret nest twice before. 

Laois' Ricky Whelan from Bird Watch Ireland says it'll be a while yet before those watching the nest will have an update:

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