This evening at 5.30pm I looked in on my camera Nestbox to see if we might have anyone roosting but I didn’t really expect to see anything. Boy, was I in for a surprise! On the floor of my camera Nestbox there is a scattering of moss like material although I will need sunlight tomorrow… Read More What have we here?
I am guessing that there are a few people interested in what is going on with the blue tit pair visiting the nestboxes in my garden. However, what I would really like to know is who finally makes the decision on which Nestbox to use – the male or the female? Yep… most would probably… Read More Who makes the decisions?
Today I have posted on two nestboxes in my garden, but by the far the most interesting in my garden is another one that has a camera in it. So what is happening there? I don’t want this mess, video 0:12 with background music, try 480p quality. Okay, as you can see this box is… Read More Camera Nestbox update
Progress in the garden is slowly gathering pace as the photos of plants in my last post show. Birds are also going around in pairs on the look out for nesting sites or in the case of Blue Tits in my garden – a Nestbox! Soon all this looking will be over and the serious… Read More March Nestbox update and video
Today saw some very interesting activity at the nestboxes. If you have been following the story of our Nestbox that has a camera you will know that we have a blue tit roosting at night but another pair visiting during the day. Tonight saw some commotion in the Nestbox as our rooster had an uninvited… Read More Toil and trouble
Valentines Day yesterday was not only about the hearts, flowers and romance. It also saw the start of National Nest Box Week here in the UK which I mentioned last week . As you can see below, romance is also a juicy caterpillar for the female blue tit as she keeps her young chicks warm… Read More Nest Box Challenge 2008
This morning our visiting Blue Tit pair continued to pop in and out of our Camera Nestbox. Both were seen removing wood shavings again. I would hear them through the speakers but they didn’t always appear inside the Nestbox. I set up my camera on a tripod outside to see what they were up to.… Read More Blue Tit pair outside Nestbox
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