Bluetit Diary    March 2017 (5)

Wednesday 8th March, 2017


A great tit is visiting Box2.

At this very moment, Gerry is in the box.

The great tit lands on the entrance hole . . .

. . . prompting an angry response from Gerry.

"That box is no good - the hole it too small and it is already taken."

Gerry carries on her display for some time after the GT has left the box . . .

. . . and judging by her beak, she is making a terrific fuss about it all, too.

Slowly, she calms down . . .

. . . but it's a good 30 seconds. before she gets anywhere near normal

Over at Box1, we seem to have a pair interested in it.  Here is the female looking around.

We know it's a female because she does a nesting wriggle - albeit only a one winged one!

Things are worse in Box3.  We haven't seen any bird looking at this box for some time.  The hole has deliberately be made bigger so that a great tit can easily get inside, but so far to no avail.


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