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Cleaned out our 2 boxes just now. Revealed the tragedy of the sodden Spring and early Summer. The remains of a Blue Tit brood in one and the...

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Cleaned out our 2 boxes just now. Revealed the tragedy of the sodden Spring and early Summer. The remains of a Blue Tit brood in one and the remains of a Great Tit brood in the other. Not enough caterpillars to keep them alive - the different stages of development at which the chicks died suggesting lack of food and gradual starvation.
What a miserable job - resolved to feed mealworms from first hatching if weather bad next year. IF???????

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