Do we have nine eggs?

My blue tit is sitting tight on her eggs and the male is regularly popping into feed her. A couple of times a day, she gets off the eggs and leaves the nestbox… Continue reading

Weekend bees and butterflies

With the lovely weekend weather, I saw both orange tips and speckled wood butterflies in the garden. Spent half an hour with my camera up the bridle path which is opposite my house.… Continue reading

Still contemplating….

The same blue tit pair are still contemplating the green nestbox. Came in and out half a dozen times today. Wish they would get a move on!

Now we have seven!

 My blue tit has now laid seven eggs… could see them quite clearly on the footage today. The  female came in quite a lot during the day, after covering them all up with… Continue reading

Beautiful Fern

It was a lovely sunny evening tonight and at about 7.45pm, with the sun just getting low in the sky, Fern appeared. I grabbed my camera with my 70-200mm lens and extender on… Continue reading

More eggs

Had a quick glimpse of 6 eggs when my blue tit got up this morning! She quickly covered the eggs over and disappeared for most of the day, just flitting back every now… Continue reading

Just one a day

I have been doing some research and according to the bluetit blog on the BTO website, the bluetit lays just one egg a day. She will start incubating just before she lays the… Continue reading

Are there 5?

I left the camera monitoring  overnight in the oak tree nestbox as the female seems to stay all night in there, but by the time I put the camera on, she has gone… Continue reading

Odd box interest again

Quite a few visits to the odd box again today where there is a nest virtually ready made! Don’t know what happened to the two who did all that work! This blue tit… Continue reading

Scruffy back in!

My rather tatty, scruffy looking blue tit has been back into the green nestbox today. At least he is recognisable! Nothing bought in though, but I still feel relatively optimistic that there is… Continue reading