Blue Tit
Blue Tits are a mix of blue, yellow, white and green.  They are very pretty and colourful to look. They are very common in many gardens.  You are most likely to see them in woodland, gardens, hedgerows and most places with trees or bushes.  These birds can be seen all year round.  They eat insects, caterpillars, seeds and nuts. Lets hope we have some of these nesting in our box.

Coal Tit

The Coal Tit is not a as colourful as the Blue Tit and has a unique grey back, black cap, and white patch at the back of its neck. Its a bit smaller than than Blue or Great Tits.  Coal Tits collect and store food for eating later.   They can be found near woodland, parks and gardens.  They eat insects, seeds and nuts.


The Robin is a very popular bird.  It can be easily recognised with its bright red breast.  When these birds are first born they don't have red breasts they are usually spotty brown.  Robins can often be heard singing all year round.  Robins are also used on Christmas cards mainly because they are bright and colourful.  They can be found in woodland, hedges, parks and gardens. Robins eat worms, seeds, fruits and insects.

Marsh Tit

The Marsh Tit is tidy looking bird with a small, well defined black bib and glossy black cap. It is a woodland bird and is currently in decline which makes it a red list species with the RSPB.  This means that the RSPB consider the bird to be rare. The Marsh Tit can be found across the UK and is found mainly in woodland, parks and gardens.  The Marsh Tit eats insects and seeds.


Great Tit

The Great Tit is the biggest of all of the tits.  It is green and yellow with a shiny black head and white cheeks. 
 Great tits are woodland birds and are also often seen in gardens.  Great Tits can be seen in woodlands, parks and gardens across the UK.  They eat insects, seeds and nuts. 


House Sparrow

Sparrows are noisy birds which often scavenge in man's rubbish.  House Sparrows are currently in decline in the UK and are currently on the RSPB red list.  They can be found in city centres, farmland, towns and villages.  House Sparrows eat seeds and scraps.

Pied Fly Catcher

The Pied Flycatcher is a small, flycatching bird.  It is smaller than a house sparrow.  The male is mostly black on the back and white underneath.  Females are browner.  They can be found in woodlands, valleys and hillsides.  The best time to see them is late April to September.  The Pied Flycatcher eats insects, caterpillars, fruit and seeds.


Tree Sparrow

The Tree Sparrow is smaller than a house sparrow.  It has a brown head  white cheeks with a black spot on the cheek.  The tree sparrow are now found across the UK. It can be found in hedgerows and woodland edges. The Tree Sparrow eats seeds and insects.