Update: On the Blue Tits Nesting

Six days ago, we discovered that our disused cigarette box outside the office had been occupied by blue tits which had made a nest and laid ten eggs.

Today we checked on the blue tits to see how things were going, to discover that the mother blue tit was sitting on half of her nest. However, next to her we could see some chicks that had hatched. At first, we weren’t sure if they had all hatched due to her sitting on majority of the nest keeping them warm.

Hatched!

Later, we had another look to find the mother feeding the chicks with food the father blue tit dropped off.  Then we could see the whole nest and all ten hatched chicks with all their bright yellow beaks at this stage the chicks are naked and blind.

feeding

Here’s another photograph below of just the chicks in the nest all snuggled up with each other while the mother and father blue tits are getting them food.

chicks in the nest

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