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Willow tit with beakful of green caterpillars.
Observed: 2nd June 2013 By: Nick Upton
Added: 22nd June 2013
I'm pretty sure this is a Willow rather than a Marsh tit based on the large scruffy bib, extensive white cheeks, not very glossy cap and hint of a pale panel on the wings.... but would appreciate confirmation or correction. This one was feeding its mate in early June, perhaps prior to mating, rather than visiting a nest as far as I could make out, but I didn't hang around for long in case I upset them. They were foraging among hawthorn bushes and finding more caterpillars very fast. If anyone can ID those, gold stars should be awarded!