However, this year, a pair of the "correct" species has unexpectedly taken up residence. The first monitoring visit this year revealed a nest containing five slightly unfamiliar eggs that looked to be almost certainly Treecreeper. Further checks saw the adult bird entering the nest and the chicks are currently well grown and will hopefully soon fledge satisfactorily.
|27-04-2012 |Two Newly Hatched Young|
|07-05-2012 Five Young at 'FS' Stage|
These images taken by John Mason, who has been monitoring the Aughton boxes this season, show stages of the development of this nest.