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. […]