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    Eggs have hatched

    This years eggs have hatched from our Bird Box Cam if anyone's interested.....

    http://217.206.81.234:8081/

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    Nice. Hopefully you won't have what happened last year at the Lancashire Schools' ICT Centre where the box I had setup got a pair of blue tits and a successfully hatch clutch of eggs, but after a week or so it was packed into by a woodpecker which ate the chicks. Live. On camera. On streaming video.

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    Awww, awesome!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Nice. Hopefully you won't have what happened last year at the Lancashire Schools' ICT Centre where the box I had setup got a pair of blue tits and a successfully hatch clutch of eggs, but after a week or so it was packed into by a woodpecker which ate the chicks. Live. On camera. On streaming video.
    We did have this happen live !!

    Injured Blue Tit - a set on Flickr

    As soon as I noticed the thing being attacked I pulled the plug as I pushed the feed over to our signage in the Dining Room......

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    One of the chicks has hatched from the Pre Prep's incubator now:

    http://217.206.81.234:8082

    If anyone wants a look.....

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    Matt is this one sitting on the eggs the same one that got attacked??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tcsltd View Post
    Matt is this one sitting on the eggs the same one that got attacked??
    No, different Blue Tit - the one that was attacked recovered then deserted the nest - a few days later another couple moved in. Didn't pay any stamp duty though......

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    All eggs have hatched now - going to start a book on which ones survive......

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    Not long and away they will go......

    http://217.206.81.234:8081/

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    I spent this morning giggling at baby great tits trying to land on the seed feeder outside my kitchen window. They weren't particularly good at steering and crashed into it rather than landing! The wood pigeons were enjoying the seed scattered on the floor by them!

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