Box 1 – 5 blue tit eggs Box 2 – Occasional visits from blue tits and great tits Box 3 – Occasional visits from blue tits and great tits. Some nest material, possibly brought by the great tits. Box 4 – A blue tit roosts at nigh and great tits are building a nest during the […]
We’ve had 5 cameras running with limited web updates for a while. There are now 7 boxes with cameras and the iCatcher server has been re-started. Box 1 – Blue tit nest almost finished and one bird usually roosts here. Box 2 – A great tit has been seen to visit. Box 3 – The […]
The last great tit fledged today from box 5 (there was only one in there). Here is a summary of this year’s successes and failures: Box 1 – 9/10 blue tit eggs hatched and all 9 chicks fledged on 25th May. Archived here. Box 2 – 4 blue tit eggs hatched. sadly, the nest was […]
2 woodpecker chicks fledged today. The 1st one followed its father. The second seemed to exit in a less controlled manner. Click here for a video of the 1st to fledge and here for the 2nd. Please download the videos (right click, save as etc) and play them from your own machine to conserve […]
We have added a camera which is monitoring a greater spotted woodpecker nest. There are a lot of false triggers from the light variations due to the movement of branches. The nest overlooks box 7 which may explain the blue tits not nesting in that box this year.
Box 1 – 8 blue tit chicks Box 2 – 5 blue tit chicks Box 3 – 2 great tit chicks looking close to fledging Box 4 – Blue tits part built a nest but it has been abandoned. Camera off. Box 5 – It looks like there is only one great tit chick surviving. […]
At last we have iCatcher running again. Pictures are uploaded every 10 minutes if there has been some movement. Some pages will still be showing last year’s pictures until there has been some new activity. We have cameras in 7 boxes at the moment: Box 1 – Blue tits, nest built Box 2 – Blue […]
Sorry, we have not updated this diary for a while. Here is the current status of the blue tit families: Box 2 – The female left the nest early one morning and did not return. There has been no further activity and unfortunately the chicks did not survive. Box 4 – 6 chicks fledged on […]