Nest Box Family 2016
Blue Tits are a colourful mix of blue, yellow, white and green making them one of our most attractive and most recognisable garden visitors. They are inquisitive little birds common in woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens. They're widespread and found across the whole of the UK typically feeding on Insects, caterpillars, seeds and nuts.
Typical Lifespan 3 years, maximum recorded age: 9 years 9 months 2 days (set in 1990)
Age at First Breeding: 1 year
First Clutches laid: 12 Apr - 11 May
Clutch Size: 8 - 10 eggs
Incubation: 13- 15 days by the female
Fledging: 18 - 21days
The Welsh for Blue Tit: Titw Tomos Las
The 'Class of 2016'
Blue Tit eggs 2016
Friday 13th May
7 eggs in the nest, they hatched on 15th May
blue tit chicks 2016
Monday 30th May
Chicks waiting for food with open mouths.
Blue tit leaves the nest 2016
Friday 3rd June
The last chick leaves the nest box.