Bird Advent calendar – Day 4

For Day four of my count down to Christmas is a common garden bird, the Blue Tit.

The Blue tits always appear in our garden however they do bicker a lot amongst themselves.  Their main diet is insects and seeds but they do like to have fat balls in the winter and they are always the first on the filled coconut shells.

The male and female look similar although the female is slightly paler than the male.

Two of the photos I took today and two are ones I took earlier in the year

Blue tit 2

Blue tit 1

Blue tit 4Blue tit 3

Look at my blog tomorrow to see a new bird.


About Alex White - Appletonwild

This is my diary of the wildlife where I live in Oxfordshire, and sometimes the places I visit. My passion is for British wildlife, especially Badgers and Hares. I am a keen amateur photographer using a Canon SX60 HS. All the photographs on this blog are taken by myself unless stated otherwise. I am a member of A Focus on Nature, the network for Young Nature Conservationists, BBOWT, The Oxon Mammal group and The Oxfordshire badger Group. You can also follow me on Twitter @Appletonwild Instagram appletonwild
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