In reply to Cirrus:
Cirrus said:I don't suppose this cam stays on all winter does it ?
It did last winter, IIRC, and closed for a short period for nest & cam refurbishment in time for the new season.
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In reply to scylla:
In the process of rebuilding soon after demolition:
It could be the squirrel who's been moving the gorse - I've noticed that no other sticks move at the same time, making it unlikely to be the wind.
No-one seen on the nest so far this rainy day.
I knew something was very wrong
I've done you a lovely crop and improved the sound of this little bird, who was flitting about the nest for 7 minutes. (The only name I can remember which fits the ones I never know is Meadow Pipit, and it's not that.)
Chiffchaff, by song and name, scylla!
Nice, as you don't get to see them that often but hear them a lot, more at the start of the season
In reply to Gardenbirder:
Thank you, everyone, for the Chiffchaff responses
Yesterday (Saturday) mid-morning, the Squirrel popped on to relieve an itchy body (and I'm convinced it was underneath the front messing with the gorse too), and a couple of minutes later a Jay landed on the left edge - didn't do anything and flew off:
I had been wondering about the missing corvids - then there were 2 this morning (but they weren't shiny) and this one this afternoon:
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