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The Blue Tits have left home

SONY DSCWe don’t know whether we have occasion to be rejoicing or commiserating, I do hope the former. There has been no sign of parent blue tits or offspring for two days.

Does anyone know, do the young ones literally just fly the nest, followed by the parents? Or is this another case of ‘nature red in tooth and claw’? Of course Boots is under suspicion but she could not possibly have attacked the whole lot anyway, and certainly not without leaving a lot of evidence behind…

Now, if we had had a camera installed we would not be in this state of ignorance and anxiety.

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