Monday, April 23, 2007

More eggs laid

There are now ten eggs in the Great Tit nest box.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Migrants arrive.

Chiffchaff and willow warbler singing along the old railway line footpath. Wild violets growing on the bankside.

Great tit is incubating eggs in the nestbox.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Eggs laid in 1" Hole nest box.

The Great Tit female has laid seven eggs today in the nest box in the garden.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Great Tits active in nest box

The birds are still actively building in the nest box. Eggs should appear soon.

Thursday, April 05, 2007

Butterflies and nest building

Warm weather and sunshine at last.

Saw my first definite butterfly of spring yesterday. A peacock butterfly on the footpath near my home.

A pair of great tits have started nest building in the nest box in my garden.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

Signs of spring

First bumble bee of the year spotted in the garden yesterday.