Nesting titmouses: Days 1 & 2 – Building a mattress of moss

Our favorite nesting box (we made it out of an ancient piece of hollow live oak root) now has tenants. A pair of titmouses has claimed it and the female has been busy for 2 days bringing in moss to create a soft, warm mattress for the nest cup.

We will be following the titmouses’ progress while they build their nest and, we hope, lay eggs and raise their chicks. Watch this space!

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    1. Thank you, Marilyn! We are having a lot of fun with the slow motion. Mama is back in there today, adding even more moss. We’re starting to wonder if there will be room for the chicks.

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