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Long-Tailed Tits

Long-Tailed Tits - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Babies!

I was recently informed on Facebook (if that’s even possible) that young birds are called chicks and not babies. Someone responded with …

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

The Caterpillar Service – Day Two

Yesterday I spent five hours on a public footpath overlooking a Long-Tailed Bushtits’ nest. I’m happy that I wasn’t disturbing them. They’re …

Daisy Nook

Return to Daisy Nook

In a time before the lockdown I visited Daisy Nook Country Park. It’s in Failsworth, which is a great place to have …

Long-Tailed Bushtit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Making the bed

There’s a pair of Long-Tailed Bushtits at Stover Country Park. They’re busy making a nest in a Gorse bush next to the …

Long Tailed Bushtit - Stover - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Travelling family

There’s a Long-Tailed Bushtit family moving through. I can hear them calling their strange ‘Zeee’ contact call overhead. Aren’t they fabulous? Everyone …

Long-Tailed Bushtits RSPB Ham Wall - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

A short tale about a long tail

The Long Tailed Tit’s name is misleading. Just because its name is ‘tit’ people  always assume that it’s related to the Blue …

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

Long-Tailed Bushtits

It’s raining and the weather is dull. It’s not great light for photography, but it is great light for observation. These Long-Tailed …

Long Tailed Bushtit - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Long Tailed Bushtits in the bushes

I’m looking over the beautiful green treetops and palm-tops in Parco Villa Gregoriana in Tivoli: There’s a flock of Long Tailed Tits …