Blue tits feeding

I have tried to get some more shots of the blue tits bringing in food into the nestbox today. It is so difficult… they are just too quick for me and do not… Continue reading

Fern 22nd May

I decided to sit up close to the hedge in the field tonight as it was such a lovely evening and see if I could get some pictures of the foxes. I usually… Continue reading

Monster chick…. and siblings

Wow…. I reckon a couple of the largest chicks will be ready to fledge this coming week….. they were climbing out of the nest ‘pit’ today and spending time sitting on the edge, … Continue reading

There ARE still seven chicks!

I think a combination of hot weather and the mobility of the larger chicks has meant that some of the chicks have climbed a bit out of the nest ‘pit’ and today I… Continue reading

Mouse cam morning

My wood mouse has been in and out of my mouse cam box all morning…. he was even in there when I went to fill it up… I went to open it and… Continue reading

Mouse Cam update

I’ve been out all day today, so left the camera running in the nestbox. All the sunflower seeds have been eaten though, so he’s been back. I am working from home tomorrow, so… Continue reading

Hot chicks

Must have been hot in that nestbox today, especially if you were one of the smaller chicks trapped under all that nest material…. like a big duvet on!  At one point today, the… Continue reading

First visitor to Mouse cam!

I wasn’t really expecting to see mouse visitors during daylight hours, so when I happened to switch through some of the cams mid morning, I was really thrilled to see a wood mouse… Continue reading

Chick update 19th May

I have seen at least five chicks today. but some of the nest materials have been pulled over the top that it is now even more difficult to see into the cup. One of… Continue reading

Will 6 survive?

Have watched quite a lot of footage back today. Early on in the day, I thought I saw six chicks still alive, although there is quite a variation in size, with the largest… Continue reading