Friday, 21 April 2017

21/04 NEST BOX CHECKING SNELSMORE COMMON

NEST BOX CHECKING Snelsmore Common Car Park and Winterbourne Holt
21-Apr-2017 08:00 to 11:00hrs
Many boxes occupied here with several on nest or eggs warm.
60 boxes checked plus 5 missing or unusable.

Of the 60 (63) usable boxes (2016 numbers in brackets)
  • Blue Tit Occupied 23 (27)
  • Great Tit Occupied 19 (18)
  • Nuthatch Occupied 7 (6)
  • Nest building, (species yet to be ID'd) 5 (NA)
  • Unoccupied 6 (12)
Occupation appears to be than last year 2016 so far.

Here is a list of species heard or seen while checking boxes




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