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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Sorry about your nest too but at least three made it out in to the world 😊
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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Yeah I was considering a box with camera for next year but I don’t know if I could withstand another nest failing 😫 time will tell. I’ve been wondering why the parent birds didn’t remove the dead ones from the nest but the only thing I witnessed was that they appeared to be stuck. The nest cup...
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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Oh wow that’s great thank you so much I’ll definitely take a look. Appreciate you offering that. I did as much searching of the internet as possible to try and understand the behaviours I was witnessing but couldn’t find anything which appeared concrete. Having watched them for the last 3+...
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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Sadly not good news folks. I heard no cheeping from the nest box today so took it down and all the chicks are dead. It appears one or more has died and then the rot has set in and the rest have succumbed to it. Lots of maggots. I saw about 5 which were in various stages of decomposition and one...
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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Thank you for the information 😊
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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Thank you so much for the reply 😊
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    Blue tit nesting timeline

    Hi folks, this is my first post in BF. I am hoping someone may be able to offer some advice or insight. I put up a bird box last autumn and was lucky enough to have a pair of blue tits inspecting it from January onwards. I’m not sure when nest building began or ended but I heard low level...
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