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  • "Some years the Great Tit breeds in the boxes almost to the exclusion of all other species, fully 80 per cent. of tit boxes being taken by them." The Agricultural Magazine, New Series Vol. 2, Nov. 1903-Oct. 1904 p. 260. The Agricultural Society for the study of British and foreign birds in freedom and captivity, Princeton Univ., D. Seth-Smith, F.S.Z, M.B.O.U., ed. (note that "tit" in this quotation as presented here is capitalized in the original citation).

    September 1, 2010

  • "I first carried out a small-scale trial with half a dozen boxes made like ordinary tit boxes, with a round entrance hole on the side, but on a much bigger scale. Nest-boxes for Owls, by H.N. Southern, in the British agricultural journal The Countryman, Vol. LIII, p. 109, 1956.

    September 1, 2010