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No birds in the box is worth 3 in the bush

 
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geoffshep



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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:13 pm    Post subject: No birds in the box is worth 3 in the bush Reply with quote

We replaced an old successful nest box with a nice new side-view box for this year hoping for great things. Unfortunately we have yet to have any residents.

However, there are a pair of blackbirds nesting in the bush directly below it, close enough that I could divert the existing cable and stick the old camera carefully into the edge of the bush. Not the best set up as we had no chance to set the optimum distance and focus etc, but nice to see 3 babies putting on weight.


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geoffshep



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PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2016 11:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, the first brood left about a fortnight ago and now there are 3 more eggs in the nest. I assume it is the same pair with a second brood - do other pairs re-use others' nests?
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