Category Archive: Oak Tree Nest Box

Wildlife Whisperer Nest Box

  With a lot of interest in my nest boxes in the last week or so, I was anxious to get the final one up….yes, really the last small nest box for my… Continue reading

Nestbox update 30th April….. We leave at last!

I returned from a few days away to find my nestbox empty….. I knew on Saturday when I left, that they would fledge this weekend and I must admit, I have been really… Continue reading

Nestbox update 29th May

These updates have been done on my return from a few days away….. watched my i-catcher footage and chose a few shots that best summed up the day in the nestbox.  These are… Continue reading

I can’t believe it!

I cannot believe that I am going to miss these chicks fledging! I am going away for a few days over the bank holiday and despite it looking promising this morning, they are… Continue reading

We want to stay in here!

You won’t believe it, but they are still all there! A lot of wing stretching and fluttering going on. They better go tomorrow as I am then away from Saturday to Monday….. I… Continue reading

We want to stay another day!

Yep! They are still all in there! Despite my confidence that today would be the day, there have been no attempts to fledge. Instead of filming using the i-catcher, I took some video… Continue reading

Preening… getting ready to leave

Here is a little bit of footage from today’s nest, showing the chicks preening… and eating….. and the adults removing the feacal sacs keeping the nestbox clean and tidy!  

We’re still here!!

I was REALLY suprised to find all the chicks STILL in the nestbox today on my return from work!. I am glad though as I work from home now, so hopefully I shouldn’t… Continue reading

We’re still here…. but ready to fledge!

I was quite suprised to find all the chicks still in the nestbox when I returned from work today! The 3 larger ones have full sets of feathers and spent a lot of… Continue reading

We are nearly ready…..

The chicks have been sitting up on the edge of the nest most of today, meaning the smaller ones have been able to get a chance to see daylight and get fed! They… Continue reading