24-Apr-2017 14:30 to 16:30 hrs
Many boxes occupied most by sitting birds.
39 boxes usable plus three unusable
Of the 39 (42) usable boxes (2016 numbers in brackets)
- Blue Tit Occupied 21 (19)
- Great Tit Occupied 4 (13)
- Nuthatch Occupied 1 (2)
- Nest building, (species yet to be ID'd) 3 (NA)
- Unoccupied 7(6)
Great Tits are down on last year, might be due to habit loss along Shepherds Border (D boxes) The electricity company has cleared to ground level instead of the usual trimming back along the line of the high tension cables.
No sightings of note