|Great Tit Parus major|
- Great tits eat Spiders and Insects which are captured by foliage gleaning.
- During the breeding season they like to feed protein-rich caterpillars to there young.
- Great tits help to reduce caterpillars damage to apple orchards by 50% .
- In autumn and winter they add seeds and berries to there diet.
- In England some of the Great tits know how to open foil caps of milk bottles.
- In 2009 Great Tits were recorded to kill Bats!!!
- These are the first song birds to be seen to kill Bats!!
- Also these strange birds have been know to use a pin needle to get out grubs from a hole in a tree!!!!!! OMG
Here are some great tits feeding from a bird feeders we made
We are going to put 10 bird boxes up and hopefully the great tits will nest in them.
Here is a picture of one of the bird feeders we going to get!
|Our friend is making us some bird feeders|