Are you ready for bird TV? Editing video footage from our Camera Nestbox has been an absolute joy! I can now share the first egg hatching of our 2010 Blue Tit family, the tiny chicks taking their first mouthfuls and the way their parents have worked together… most of the time.Before we begin our marathon… Read More Nestbox Diary videos, chicks hatch & parents feed them
This is third time we have had Blue Tit family to follow in our nestbox with a camera. Sadly we have seen two families fail in 2008 and in 2007. Throughout this blog, the one aspect of gardenwatching that I’ve been so very keen to share has been that of a successful family in our… Read More Blue Tit Nestbox Diary 2010
Wonderfully, I had the camera view up on my monitor at the time and recorded the first one too! I didn’t expect this today. No videos tonight… just a couple of images. I couldn’t let today go without mentioning this. I’ve collected some very interesting footage today and I’m really looking forward to editing it… Read More Three chicks hatch
Gosh… there is so much to watch in the garden at the moment. Plants are growing by the day with the very warm weather we’ve been having. Newly fledged Blackbirds are appearing wandering around the borders and… perhaps you might like to pour yourself a cuppa 🙂 Time has rather run away from me for… Read More Garden watching updates
This invitation to all bloggers to post photos of tulips was inspired by the Bloms display at the 1st Tulip Festival at Cambo Gardens in Scotland. Taking a few quick photos after the Anna Pavord talk it wasn’t until I uploaded them that I truly saw in detail the beauty and incredible variety of these… Read More Tulip photo fest
Fantatsic news… this morning we have confirmation that our Blue tit nesting in our camera nestbox has laid an egg! I’m thinking she has actually laid two and the other is to the left but so far only one has been visible. So the story begins for real now. It would be absolutely brilliant if… Read More Blue Tit nest build & first egg
This week the MALVERN SPRING GARDENING SHOW kicks off the RHS show calendar for the year. Running from May 6th – 9th it is always seen as a very popular and a much loved show by all who attend. Many bloggers have posted on Malvern in previous years. However, this year it is going to… Read More Malvern, tulip & nestbox meets
Sh… perhaps I shouldn’t even suggest this. Yep, last week a nest began to shape in our new nestbox with a B&W camera inside. We had a Blue tit roosting in it too until one night she didn’t appear. I posted: “Sticking my neck out here, I’d say she’ll be back to this one. She… Read More A 2010 nestbox diary perhaps?