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Old Thursday 26th April 2007, 18:09   #1
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Video of a Blue Tit Laying Its First Egg

Hi

At long last the female Blue Tit in my box has started laying eggs - she must be one of the last in the south of England!

There is a video of her going through the entire process at:
http://www.nestwatch.info/2007/diary/04-april/26a.htm

... It certainly looks like hard work at times!

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Old Thursday 26th April 2007, 20:53   #2
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Very interesting progress.
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Old Thursday 26th April 2007, 22:47   #3
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Certainly looks like hard work, i take my hat off to them both! Any idea how many eggs are in there now? Like you said, it was a bit difficult to see with all the nesting material.
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[quote=christine;871907]Any idea how many eggs are in there now? QUOTE]

Hi, she laid the second this morning. Just wondering how many she will lay altogether ...

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Great film, Andy! Also pleased to read on your website that she didn't turf the male out last night!!
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Great M8

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