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Someone has said that they've actually flown the nest now," Amy O'Toole said.
Archie also manages to be manipulative while consoling Peggy, who's upset that Phil has finally flown the nest and moved in with Suzi, at the age of 40something.
Teen Zone also examines games zones, dens, media rooms and family spaces and even includes a section on self-contained living for school-leavers who haven't yet flown the nest.
THE first of three baby ospreys has flown the nest at the Glaslyn breeding project.
BABY Tawny Owls have flown the nest - keen to explore after weeks in their holes.
An argument I have heard from City Council members who support the idea of increasing the number of apartments in Simi Valley is that our young people, having flown the nest, need a place in town to live.
However, now their children have flown the nest, the couple are selling up and going to travel the world.
The Nationwide presenter said her house can feel quiet now her four children have flown the nest.
The affluent town was named the area with the third highest rate of 20 to 34 year olds yet to have flown the nest in data released by homeless charity Shelter.
But now officials are having to say there is nothing they can do until the birds are hatched and have flown the nest.
The town council has been receiving complaints from residents about the tree still being up, but now officials are having to say there is nothing they can do until the birds are hatched and have flown the nest.
It's outrageous that even more hedgerows there will be ripped out and it matters not that this will happen after chicks have flown the nest, we all know that some birds are territorial and use the same nests/area each year.