Saturday, 31 January 2015

Facts About Great Tits

Great Tit Parus major
  • Great tits eat Spiders and Insects which are captured by foliage gleaning.
  • During the breeding season they like to feed protein-rich caterpillars to there young.
  • Great tits help to reduce caterpillars damage to apple orchards  by 50% .
  • In autumn and winter they add seeds and berries to there diet.
  • In England some of the Great tits know how to open foil caps of milk bottles.
  • In 2009 Great Tits were recorded to kill Bats!!!
  • These are the first song birds to be seen to kill Bats!!
  • Also these strange birds have been know to use a pin needle to get out grubs from a hole in a tree!!!!!! OMG

Here are some great tits  feeding from a bird feeders we made

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We are going to put 10 bird boxes up and hopefully the great tits will nest in them.
Here is a picture of one of the bird feeders we going to get!

 
Our friend is making us some bird feeders

2 comments:

  1. Really cool blog Dylan, and much better than your Uncle Peter's (though don't tell him I said so)!

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