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Bringing nature to life in a Jersey nursery

Le Moye Nursery Photo: ITV News

A group of young islanders are learning all about the natural world... in a unique way.

Last month teachers at Le Moye Nursery built a bird box just outside their classroom window.

Soon after, a Great Tit bird made it her home, laying five little eggs inside.

The bird house. Credit: ITV News

After an anxious wait, they've finally hatched.

And staff at the nursery have installed a camera inside, to give the children a unique glimpse into the natural world:

They may only be three or four years old, but the experience has given the children a strong grasp of what's going on: