||We finally got
around to finishing off this year's archive and summarising the year's
- Box 1 6 of the 7 great
tit chicks fledged within a few minutes of each other at around 09:00 on 26th
May. One died a few days prior.
- Box 2 All 8 blue tit chicks
fledged on 2nd June.
- Box 3 Despite early activity,
nothing decided to breed in this box.
- Box 4 One chick fledged on
28th May, the remaining 3 fledged on 29th May. 2 unhatched eggs
- Box 5 5 chicks fledged on
28th May, the remaining 2 fledged on 29th May. One chick was found dead in the
- Box 6 No
camera here but it appeared that a brood of great tits were
- Box 7 8 blue tit eggs were
laid and the female incubated them for about 6 weeks before giving
- Box 1 6 of the 7 chicks
fledged within a few minutes of each other at around 09:00 on 26th May. One
died a few days prior.
- Box 2 Looks like the 8 chicks
- Box 4One chick fledged
- Box 5 5 (?) chicks fledged
today leaving 2. The parents are still feeding those left behind.
- Box 7 It seems like the
female has finally given up on her eggs after incubating for more than a
- Box 1 It looks like at
least 7 of the 8 great tits have survived so far and are being fed by both
- Box 2 Probably 8 of the
10 blue tits hatched on the 13th May. Both parents feeding.
- Box 4 4 of the 7 eggs
hatched in the end. Chicks seem to be doing ok with both parents feeding
- Box 5 The blue tit
chicks hatched a few days ago but the birds still insist on blocking the
camera. Both parents feeding.
- Box 7 The female blue
tit is still incubating but the male has not been seen for a week or so. There
was a visit from a woodpecker during the last week. Not looking very
- Box 1 8 out of the 10
great tit eggs hatched on 5th May
- Box 4 3 of the 7 blue
tit eggs hatched today.
- Box 5 After
re-positioning the camera, pictures are now showing the blue tit incubating an
unknown number of eggs
- Box 7 Blue tit
incubating 6+ eggs since mid-April
started, a few days ago, on 10 great tit eggs in box 1 and 7 blue tit eggs in
views from boxes 5 & 7 are partially obscured although box 7 is clearing.
Once roosting starts, the nest material should be flattened and the views will
Higher resolution, timed update, pictures from box 4 have been
to Gitta, Betty et al at webmadarasz.forumx.hu where there are some
captures from our boxes.
|There was not much
happening in box 3 so that feed has been switched to a camera outside box
|Box 1 - Great Tits building nest and one roosting at
night. Front reinforced with aluminium plate under a wooden
2 - Moved from poor position on tree to the back of the building which also
has boxes 1 & 3 attached (Was box 8's location). Pair of blue tits building
Box 3 - Occasional great tit visits. Front
reinforced with aluminium plate under a wooden cover.
Box 4 - Blue tit roosting and 1st signs of nest
Box 5 - IR, 1/2" camera
fitted. Pair of blue tits building a nest.
Box 6 - Damaged in winter storm, not
Box 7 - A pair of blue tits
visit daily and one roosts at night.
|Cameras are now
running in boxes 1-4 and box 7.
pairs of great tits visiting boxes 1, 2 & 3 and blue tits visiting boxes 4
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||There has been
plenty of activity in and around all boxes. We are having problems with the
camera in box 2 so that has been removed to be fixed.
have 4 cameras running at the moment. There have been some unwelcome visits
from a greater spotted woodpecker so we will need to add some defence around
some of the holes.
Box 1 - Great tit
roosting and visiting during the day.
Box 2 - Great tit roosting and visiting during the day.
Box 3 - Occasional visits
from great tits
4 - Blue tit roosting and daytime visits from a pair of blue