Text Margus Ots, Great Tit Year Coordinator
Image from webcam captured by Shanta, LK foorumist
At 1 o’clock pm half of the chicks from the 8 eggs had hatched
Great tit Rasvatihane Parus major
In nestbox no. 1 with webcam the great tit chicks of the second clutch are hatching. The first chick had hatched already on Friday night, the last will hatch on Saturday. From this nestbox the 11 chicks of the first clutch left on June 3rd and only 3 days later the great tit started laying the eggs for the second clutch of 8 eggs. The incubation lasted 12 days, and the chicks will fledge in their third week of life.