Birdlog Saturday 30th March

Posted: March 30, 2013 in Birds, Natural History
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Not a promising day cold overcast and wet!! When will the spring arrive?

Not a lot of activity in the garden but one fascinating sight. You may recall that I have mentioned before that we think we have Blue Tits in nesting box 2 and that on previous occasions they have seen off first a Treecreeper and then a Nuthatch. Well this morning the Nuthatch was back and trying to get into the box. Now there is just one problem with this – the hole is too small. So the Nuthatch then decides to make it larger! He was drumming away just like a woodpecker for 10 minutes or so and then flew off. All this time there was a Blue Tit in a nearby bush but it made no attempt to chase the Nuthatch off as it had done previously. Perhaps it is considering that maybe this isn’t quite such a des-Res after all

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Daylist

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Common Pigeon [sp] (Columba livia)
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus)
Rose-ringed Parakeet [sp] (Psittacula krameri)
Eurasian Magpie [sp] (Pica pica)
Carrion Crow [sp] (Corvus corone)
Great Tit [sp] (Parus major)
Eurasian Blue Tit [sp] (Cyanistes caeruleus)
Eurasian Nuthatch [sp] (Sitta europaea)
Common Blackbird [sp] (Turdus merula)

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