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Bottoms Up!

I have a short video of some of today’s activity in our Nestbox. I have taken many snapshots over the last two days and I will have some difficulty deciding which ones to use. For the moment I thought I would share the video below. Blue tit Mum feeds chicks and does tidy-up after, video… Read More Bottoms Up!

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Feed me

Late morning I heard our Nestbox female Blue Tit calling to the male. I assume she was requesting food and I did spot him at the feeders with something in his beak. We heard her as she called and called. Unfortunately, he only got as far as the entrance and flew off again. Maybe the… Read More Feed me

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Eight eggs now!

This morning I first looked into our Camera Nestbox at 7.30am. I did wonder if our nesting Blue Tit female would lay another egg this morning. If she did I felt confident I would see it in the nest cup at some point during the day. Although she has begun incubating her eggs she is… Read More Eight eggs now!

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Sunday sees six

I must be honest and say I didn’t actually see six eggs this morning! If I didn’t get up 15 minutes earlier this morning I would have had no idea at all if another egg had been laid. Number six was laid at 5.20am this morning and I saw our female Blue Tit lay it.… Read More Sunday sees six

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Sleepy

Today as I made an early check in our Camera Nestbox and I saw our female trying to sleep. She did this a few times between spells of re-adjusting the nesting material around her as she sat in the cup of the nest. I have never noticed her do this on other mornings – she… Read More Sleepy

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Friday makes four

I did get up early this morning but by 5.38am when I looked in the nest I did wonder if I was too late. She was sitting quietly in the centre of the nest cup. Ten minutes later after tugging and pecking at the nesting material, and herself, she moved out a little and revealed… Read More Friday makes four