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Help with Blue tit behaviour (1 Viewer)

RowsonS

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Hi Everyone
I did post this on the main forum without noticing this one. I am very new to this and only put up my first nest box this year. Come about March time I noticed a female i would guess going in and out the nest with feathers etc( i dont have a camera in this box)couple weeks had past and i noticed every morning one of them would sing near the nest box just before sun rise then fly off. I hadn’t seen them as a pair for a while until last Saturday. Not much activity again until Thursday when i noticed the pair of them flying in and out loads with what appeared to be food, this continued until 8pm Friday. Come Saturday morning i saw one of them, then when i came back at lunch few hours past and nothing. Then i noticed one fly near the box but didn’t go into it and flew off. 6/7 hours had passed with nothing entering the box. I read on the BTO site about how to monitor a box safely, its high level so i went up and gave it a gentle tap but didn’t hear anything. An hour had passed and one came back, this time popped into the box for a second then straight back out. Not noticed anything since. Have they been unlucky and lost the whole brood? Am i wrong and it is too early for them to even had hatched? Im hoping im wrong as i find blue tits beautiful birds and its great to try help them be successful. Thank you
 
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Columbia
ZEISS. Discover the fascinating world of birds, and win a birding trip to Colombia
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