bluetit


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bluetit

a common European tit, Parus caeruleus, having a blue crown, wings, and tail, yellow underparts, and a black and grey head
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Bluetits 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
Two bluetits, 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.