HAZY was telling me that woodpeckers and corvids like to eat nuthatch eggs/chicks, and I was wondering if anyone else had any recorded cases or examples of this happening?
In reply to Robbo:
Morning Kizzy, the corvids and GSW's will predate any egg or nestling not just Nuthatches ! With regard to suitable nuthatch nest-box, we bought 4 woodstone ones like THIS and had two pairs of Nuthatches using them. The hole needs to be 32mm but they will narrow that entrance hole themselves with mud front door !
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In reply to HAZY:
In reply to Mark Hi:
Mark Hi said:Yep. I've heard of them breaking into tree creeper nests and eating tree creeper chicks.
You might be referring to a Chris Packham pgm....can't remember if it was Springwatch or something else. Showed a GSW smashing into the treecreeper nest and young treecreepers fleeing everywhere.
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