A Coal Tit record breaker

Coal Tits are record breakers.

Coal Tit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Not for their size, their distribution or their number of eggs.

Coal Tit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

It’s because a pair of Coal Tits had the largest number of bird fleas ever reported from a single nest. That’s 5,754 fleas.

Coal Tit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

I’ll never look at them the same way again.

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