Nest Box Mystery Solved!

We’ve been having a number of problems lately with our nest box live feed. For some reason it keeps going wrong over night. With the arrival of the holidays we’ve had an opportunity to have a look at the tapes and see what’s going on.

What we’ve found is amazing! It would seem that an unusual bird, possibly a ‘Mauritian Ground Parrot’, has already started nesting in our box. Knowing it’s being watched by a camera it tries to obtain some privacy. As it hits the camera with its beak, the feed fails and the camera goes black. Mystery solved!

If you see this bird around Halstead do do let us know as soon as possible so we can temporarily restrain it whilst our nest box camera is strengthened…

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