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Bird Box Survey

Bird Boxes

Type and Situation

Findings March 2013

Findings April 2014

bird box 1

Box 1

Blue Tit box in the Ash Tree to the right inside the gate at the Holly Guest Road entrance

Woodpecker damage, replaced with plated Great Tit box

In use by Blue Tits - fresh moss and feathers.

bird box 2

Box 2

Blue Tit box in the third Lime Tree on the left inside the gate at the Holly Guest Road entrance

Slight damage, no nest.

Slugs, snails and woodlice. Cleaned out.

bird box 3

Box 3

Blue Tit box in the Hawthorn in the middle of the field below the log seat

Nest.

 

Active bees nest - box left alone.

 

 

bird box 4

Box 4

Robin box in the Hawthorn next to the one above

No nest In use - fresh nest found.
bird box 5

Box 5

In the Alder below the dogs' drinking pool

In good condition.

Old nest.

bird box 6

Box 6

In a Cherry Tree near the Oak Tree pond

Replaced with Great Tit box.

New Blue Tit nest.

bird box 7

Box 7

In another Cherry Tree near the Oak Tree pond

Box in good condition.

Box left alone as Great Tits in the tree singing their warning song.

bird box 8

Box 8

In the Ash Tree in the left hand hedge as you walk down from the log seat, and opposite the Cherry Trees

Box in good condition.

New nesting material.

bird box 9

Box 9

In the Orchard to the left as you walk up the path

Box in good condition.

Woodpecker damage. Woodlice and wasp. Replaced with plated Blue Tit box.

bird box 10

Box 10

In a Damson Tree in the Orchard to the right as you walk up the path

Box in good condition.

Tree Bees nesting.

bird box 11

Box 11

In the Hawthorns near the apple store by a Tydemans Early Worcester Apple Tree

Box in good condition.

New nest lined with animal hair.

bird box 12

Box 12

In an Apple Tree

Box replaced.

New nest lined with horse hair, feathers and moss.

bird box 13

Box 13

In the Hawthorns by the grafted Apple Trees

Box in good condition.

Box in good condition but inaccessible so not inspected.

bird box 14

Box 14

In a large Hawthorn in the Orchard across from No 9

Not checked.

Hole enlarged. Unused.

bird box 15

Box 15

In the Holly Guest hedge of Cherry Plum Trees

Box in good condition. Interior not inspected. Good condition. Old nest of leaves and moss. Box cleaned.
bird box 16

Box 16

In the Holly Guest hedge of Cherry Plum Trees (in line with Miss Harris's seat)

Blue Tit nest.

Not inspected.

bird box 17

Box 17

In the Holly Guest hedge of Cherry Plum Trees opposite Birch Avenue

Used but rotten. Replaced with Great Tit box. Not inspected.
bird box 18

Box 18

In the Holly Guest hedge of Cherry Plum Trees

Woodpecker damage. Not inspected.
bird box 19

Box 19

In a Maple Tree in the bottom copse

Woodpecker damage, walls gouged inside. Woodpecker nest? Replaced with plated Great Tit box. Not inspected.
bird box 20

Box 20

In one of the other Maples in the bottom copse

Woodpecker damage. Replaced with Blue Tit box.

Not inspected.

bird box 21

Box 21

Bottom of the path at the entrance to the Steps Wood

Box in good condition.

Not inspected.
bird box 22

Box 22

In a Hawthorn to the far left of the path in the Steps Wood - close to the edge of the wood

Box in good condition.

 

Not inspected.
bird box 23

Box 23

In a Hawthorn just up from Box 22

Wasp nest found.

Not inspected.

bird box 24

Box 24

In Oak Tree on left of the path in the Steps Wood going back towards the hill overlooking Oak Tree pond

Nest found Not inspected.
bird box 25

Box 25

In a Field Maple off a side path to the left of the main step path after the first set of steps

Nesting material. Box cleaned.

Not inspected.

bird box 26

Box 26

In a Hawthorn on the right hand side down from the second set of steps

Box in good condition.

Not inspected.

bird box 27

Box 27

In a Hawthorn in a clearing in the lower far right of the Steps Wood

Box in good condition.

Not inspected.

new bird box 28

New Box 28

Tree Creeper box 1 in Blackthorn scrub close to Box 23 in the Steps Wood

Not inspected.

Not inspected.

bird box 29

Box 29

Tree Creeper box 2 in Steps Wood

Box missing. Not inspected.
bird box 30

Box 30

Tree Creeper box 3 at northern end of hedge on East side of Quarry Field

Nesting material. Box cleaned. Not inspected.
bird box 31

Box 31

Blue Tit box in Downy Birch next to European Union Oak Ring

Box in good condition.

Not inspected.

bird box 32

Box 32

Great Tit box in Cherry Plum tree left of the bench facing Aspects in line with Miss Harris' seat

Woodpecker damage. Replaced with Bue Tit box.

Not inspected.

bird box 33

Box 33

Blue Tit box in the Quarry facing North opposite the Engine House

Box in good condition. Not inspected.
bird box 34

Box 34

Blue Tit box in Field Maple left of path between Quarry Field and Westons Way entrance

Box in good condition. Not inspected.
bird box 35

Box 35

Blue Tit box in Ash Tree opposite Westons Way entrance. Donated by Tesco.

Box in good condition.

Not inspected.
bird box 36

Box 36

Blue Tit box in Ash tree beside the path facing Westons Way entrance

Box in good condition. Not inspected.
bird box 37

Box 37

Blue Tit box in Beech tree behind bench near Westons Way entrance

Box in good condition. Not inspected.
bat box 38

Box 38

2 Bat Boxes

Installed in 2011/12 Not inspected.
bird box 39

Box 39

Great Tit box on Silver Birch in Birch Copse adjacent to a Malus

Box in good condition. Not inspected.
bird box 40

Box 40

Great Tit box on a Somerset Redstreak Cider Apple Tree in the Cider Apple Orchard

Great Tit box installed. Not inspected.
 

Box 41

Great Tit box in a Hawthorn above 2 Bramley Apple Trees in the Cider Apple Orchard.

Great Tit box installed. Not inspected.

 

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