Here are a few photos I have taken this week of Fern….
No wonder those chicks grow quickly…. these blue tits are in and out at an amazing rate. The female has spent a little less time on the nest today and more time out… Continue reading →
Here is a short video sequence of the chicks over about a 20 minute period.
There are definitely seven hungry mouths opening today. The gapes are really bright yellow now and you can see some fluff appearing on some of the chicks’ bodies. The female has still spent… Continue reading →
I have watched the footage back today and can only see 6 chicks. I can’t see any eggs though, which is a bit confusing. Maybe the very newly hatched chicks are not gaping… Continue reading →
I think there is only one egg left to hatch… difficult to see as the cup is so deep and all the chicks are spread over the remaining eggs. They are all beginning… Continue reading →
Fern & Flynn are still regular visitors and someone asked how close they are to the house…… tonight I took these shots from my office window. It is upstairs and overlooks the field… Continue reading →
Here are a couple of videos from today. The first one is shots over a 10 miute period in the nestbox. The second one clearly shows the chicks a day / 2 days… Continue reading →
Wow, have those blue tits been busy! They started at about 5.20am this morning and were active up until about 8pm tonight! Over the day, the male has been bringing food all day,… Continue reading →
Here is a little video clip of today’s activity. It is a montage of photos, run together, but I have the slide speed set a bit slow. Next time, I will up it… Continue reading →