…they are seen going in and out of nestboxes from October to February? They can’t be nesting then can they? Possibly they could be stating their intention to use it in the Spring. Ah… but the blue tits that freely nest in nestboxes also use them to roost in over the winter months. Do you… Read More What are birds doing when…
We have had a female Blue Tit roosting in our Camera Nestbox for a couple of months now. Occasionally she has been seen visiting the box during the day – well I am assuming it is the same bird anyway. She has also been heard calling from the entrance – I guess to her mate.… Read More Blue Tit pair in Nestbox again
We have a Camera Nestbox in our garden, put up March 2007, and have been delighted to see a Blue Tit roosting in it after we cleaned it out and put some wood shavings on the floor. We had no idea of this bird or others would continue to use our box. I am delighted… Read More Still roosting
Every now and again I mail a column in a local newspaper, The Courier, to share current stories of what’s happening in my garden. My garden is not unique and I know many of its readers are likely to have the same activity in their gardens. I would like to welcome these readers to my… Read More ‘It worked!’ cont
This is a just a short post just to say that we still have our Blue Tit roosting in our Camera Nestbox. I missed it come in tonight but we checked our Nestbox via torchlight at 7pm and captured the photo below. As the photo shows more clearly the head tucked in I thought I… Read More Tucked in for the night
Three weeks ago today we took down our Camera Nestbox, cleaned it and scattered some wood shavings on the floor. We were hoping that we might get birds roosting in our box over the cold nights ahead. Let’s hope our camera survives the cold temps in our area of Scotland as tonight our Nestbox actually… Read More It worked!
Yesterday we finally found the time to take down our Camera Nestbox and give it all a good clean in preparation for any birds that may want to roost in it over the cold autumn and winter nights ahead. It is important that any Nestbox is cleaned after it has been used as it can… Read More Ready for roosters