Blue Tit (64)
|Unfortunately i am still having to rely on my archives until i can drive again which will hopfully be in two weeks time. I have found the birds use this old branch to land on before going to the feeder . I like the colours of the BG.|
Blue Tit ( Parus caeruleus ) Length 11-12 cm.
A familiar garden resident in most of mainland Britain and Ireland. Often coming to Bird feeders in winter months. A common woodland species as well. Has elements of blue-green and yellow plumage with striking dark markings on head. Young similar to adult but lacking blue in plumage. Nests in tree holes and readily takes to hole fronted nest boxes. In summer feeds mainly on insects.