Long-tailed Tit

A common resident & breeding bird to the reserve, often seen in winter-feeding flocks.

14/04/95 - 3 pairs

??/04/98 - Pair bred

15/05/99 - Feeding party of at least 22 birds

2000 - Bred

2001 - Bred

16/10/02 - 30 birds

2004 - Bred

27/10/05 - 17 birds

12/05/06 - Pair with 8 young

11/05/07 - Pair with 8 young

06/10/08 - 14 birds

2009 - Up to 8 birds through the year

2010 - Up to 15 recorded in December

2011 - Frequently small numbers, max 14 on 12/10

2012 - Frequently small numbers, 16 on 02/10, 16 on 02/11, 18 on 10/12, 16 on 23/12

2013 - Max 21 on 26/01, regularly seen mostly in parties of up to 12

2014 - Max 15+ on 30/09, smaller parties up to 12 regularly seen. Nested this year.

2015 - Up to 20 seen during winter months also heard on 17/04 and 12+ seen on 29/06

2016 - Up to 15 seen in winter months. 6+ seen on 15/05