Great Tit Nestbox on Saaremaa 2020

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There are a lot of insects. Is the night light of the box blame ?
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IceAge, yes it's very terrible today!


Parent comes again with 2 flies ... I wonder how it woks :puzzled:
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One fly was still alive
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... and you go back there
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The smallest one is out of the nestbowl
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Two eggs visible
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Parents and 7 chicks, full house :laugh:
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Little one is again out
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I've only a small present for you, I need more food
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Food for little one
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Can you spot Mom?
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Nap time for little one
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There were only 2 left in the nestbowl ... eggs and chicks :laugh:
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Feed me here, no me here, no here :D
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How is it in your corner, did you get food?
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Let me check if all are back
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A stranger (the Starling?) must have been at the window during feeding time and to me it looks like the chicks are already showing little signs of defending ... or maybe not :puzzled:
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IceAge wrote: June 1st, 2020, 12:31 am There are a lot of insects. Is the night light of the box blame ?
Poor little birds, there is no quiet minute in the box!

I don't want upload the clip via YT :blush:
https://streamable.com/z7ennq
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I wonder if something has happened to the camera, as we haven't seen the feed in colour for some time now :puzzled:

Also, I wish someone would zoom out the camera. It's getting harder to see all of the chicks as they are so big now and soon they start to leave the next.
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June 02.

Good morning,

I only see six chicks.

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Good morning IceAge :hi:

Me too.
I'm afraid that something has happened to the smallest one :unsure:
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June 3

They are all so big already and ready to leave the nest soon :)
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And they are actively doing wing exercises :chick:
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The always hungry chicks.

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SadLily :hi: I think, it’s time at the weekend.
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:hi:
the day of fly off is approaching (for six little birds)
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Time to go or the insects eat you.
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June 04.

Good morning,

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15.25
nice little ones !!
still suffering from the insects :(
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Hallo zusammen, :wave:

I am writing here for the first time, but have been looking into the nest for a long time.
I'm actually with the black storks, but there are so many beautiful nest glimpses here on the page.

The little chick has suddenly disappeared and I can no longer see the two eggs. :puzzled:

The little chicks grow so fast, they looked different every day.
It is very nice to make such observations.

What I don't like is that the nesting site is lit for so long or possibly all night.
But the light brings even more bugs and the little chicks and mother or father are extremely annoyed all night.
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yes would be better to put off the light at night !!
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June 05.

Good morning

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