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Another fine nest.

SMOKERS sneaking out for a crafty ciggie thought they were hearing things when bird song chirped from the ashtray.

A great tit has chosen the spot to hatch its five eggs, among the ash and fag butts. The box, which hangs on a wall outside toolmaking firm Guhring in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, is now off limits until the bird flies the nest.

Managing director Mike Dinsdale said: 'The holes for butts on the box are the same size as on a bird box. It's luck the smokers didn't set fire to it with all that bedding inside


NO BUTTS: The bird wings its way into the ashtray nest, which is now off limits
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Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:May 11, 2005
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