can be prodigious breeders and on occasion they have as many as a dozen chicks in one brood.
FIVE baby bluetits
hatched at a canalside pub in Coventry have died just two weeks after coming into the world.
1 Starling 2 House sparrow 3 Bluetit
4 Blackbird 5 Chaffinch 6 Greenfinch 7 Collared 8 Great tit 9 Wood pigeon 10 Robin
In parks, the common birds are things like wood pigeons, blackbirds, robins and bluetits
With pal Lindsey (Miss Radio Aire) we were Dawn Chorus and the Bluetits
Then there are wrens, bluetits
tend to come in the middle and, later on, finches.
, obviously very much in love, flitted around the shrub, alighting occasionally on a branch for a chat and gentle peck and then, that golden moment when each of them took a drink of nectar from the flowers, giving them an important energy drink to continue their loving relationship, nest building and the inevitable hard work of bringing up a brood of youngsters.
Wash them off with an organic soapy spray, or hang a bird feeder in or near the plant to attract bluetits
There are lots of birds - woodpeckers, blackbirds, bluetits
The goldfinch, for instance, loves sunflower hearts while most bluetits
are happy with ordinary sunflower seeds.
Leave the dead flower stem over the winter for robins and bluetits
to spread the seed and you should have Scotch thistles turning up in some welcome yet unexpected places.
Bryn put one up for bluetits
in the back here, she says.