Great Tit – batch #2!
It’s difficult to know if this fellow was here before. But anyway, in the minimum of time a new batch of chicks hatched out in the bird box. This picture is from early this morning.
And my bird has flown!
This is the sight that presented itself when I switched on the PC this afternoon. At 6:30am some of them were being tempted to the entrance of the box by the food treats offered by the parents. Shortly after the first couple fluttered up and left the box. Those left behind seemed a bit lost …
Ready to fledge – Great Tit update
So who do you think will go first? That one down there on the right! Hauling himself on top of the others Ready to try out those wings
It has been a busy few weeks for our great tit – finding more and more fine nesting material and tucking it into place. Making just the right shape. This pose though, seems to be more about arranging the content of the nest than its structure. Eventually, all is revealed. Eight eggs! And elsewhere in …