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Bird nesting in metal post box - will they overheat?
Hi. Sorry if this isn't in the right place. I'm new and had problems working out how to post. A bird (I think bluetit) has made a beautiful moss nest in our wall mounted black metal letter box but I am worried that they will overheat and that maybe as there are as yet no eggs I should disturb...
29 Apr 2013
activity in nest box?
woaahh think i just saw a blue tit coming out 1 of my nest boxes!! yay can i do anything to make em feel comfortable enough to actually nest? i think they already might be yaaayyyy
10 Mar 2013
nest boxes...these r mine? any suggestions? good places for them or bad? at the bottom is pic of my garden.......where do you think i should put another nest box? the 1st 1 to give me a suggestion that i like i will put the box just where u say and even pu
this is my garden x So far i think these look very nice and fit in really nicely in my garden xxxxx. I`d still take any advice about nesting birds plus tips about nest boxes xx
8 Mar 2013
nest boxes......positions in my garden........what does everybody think??
So far i think these look very nice and fit in really nicely in my garden xxxxx. I`d still take any advice about nesting birds plus tips about nest boxes xx
8 Mar 2013
remebered pic now lol too many bird houses/nest boxes? any tips please.....pic of garden enclosed x
again this is a pic of my garden, does anyone have advice on where the best place for a couple more bird houses/nest boxes would be? or is there a risk of having too many? i also have a side garden thats not visible on the pic but its about half the size of this 1 and is surrounded by the same fence...
7 Mar 2013
Sad news about the Great Tit family
Hi Everyone, The last 2/3 weeks I've been enjoying watching the family of Great Tits nesting and feeding their young. However, this morning when I was gardening I discovered a large number of feathers scattered around in one corner. And knowing that the adults use this section of the garden...
5 May 2012
Hi .... Could you answer a question for me please?!
Hi all, Firstly ... Im new here so i hope i have posted in right place? And the reason im here is i purchased a nesting box with a camera and this year a couple of Blue tits have chosen our box to nest in ... nesting etc all complete and on Monday morning we woke to find an egg had been laid. Mrs...
2 May 2012
Great Tit - Nestbox Video Part 2
Follow-up video of the Great Tits currently nesting. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=355407187845273 This video was captured earlier today and the good news she has 11 eggs:
13 Apr 2012
Great Tit - Nestbox Video Part 1
Hi Everyone, Captured a small clip of the Great Tit currently taking up residence in the nest box, last night. photo.php?v=353614284691230 Hope you like it. Stu
11 Apr 2012
Nesting box advice
Hello, and we are the ambassadors of St Dominic's primary school and wanted your advice on what to do on this subject. About 10 months ago we had a blue tit in our nesting box and she laid 6 eggs. Sadly only 5 hatched and we took the left over egg out after the other birds left! We have read somewhere...
6 Mar 2012
Where have my bluetits gone?
For every year as long as I can remember a pair of bluetits (I think it was the same pair though I'm not sure) have nested in a hollow washing pole in my garden. This year they failed to return and I don't know what has happened to them. Do you think the cold weather might have killed them? They...
19 Jun 2010
Re: nesting material
My son has two japanese akita's and they have what is called a 'blow' twice a year - thearetically! The amount of fur that comes from one of these is enough to fill a king size duvet! Over the past six years I have put this 'fur' into old containers that little beaks can get to...
30 Apr 2010
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