Marsh Tit

A regular resident & breeding bird to the reserve. Less common in recent years.

Maximum of 4 seen on many dates

??/03/99 - 3 singing males

2008 - a pair in April, but not seen from May to August

2009 - sporadic singles until December when 1 or 2 present most days

2010 - Up to 5 in the winter periods, but none reported in spring, summer or autumn

2011 - Up to 3 through the year

2012 - 1 or 2 on 18 winter dates

2013 - Not seen so often with reduced feed being supplied. But 4+ on 16/12

2014 - Mostly singles through the first half of the year, but 2 in January and 5 on 3/02. None from July to November inclusive

2015 - The only records were of singles on 26/06, 29/06, 30/10 and 25/11

2016 - The only records were of 2 on 10/04, 1 on 08/06, 1 heard on 01/10 and 2 seen on 14/10