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28th May 2019 -Stapleton, Bristol

We are very pleased to see that at least one of the blue tit chicks in our garden has fledged.

We put up a nest box last year, more in hope than anything as our garden is so tiny we  couldn’t really see a suitable spot which would afford birds plenty of cover. However, on the 19th April this year I took the following photo of a blue tit, clearly preparing a nest.

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Over the last couple of weeks we have seen plenty of action with the blue tits coming and going.

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… and voilà today I encountered this young fellow:

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Slideshow of blue tit fledgling.

Encouraged, we’ve now added two more nest boxes and are looking at other ways of attracting wildlife to our garden – no matter how small.