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Mint condition

Duration: 04:43

Chris Packham and Kate Humble observe a family of blue tits during their busy breeding season. They observe some amazing behaviour - blue tits collecting mint. The adult blue tits collects mint and uses its anti-bacterial properties to protect the chicks.

Available since: Tue 1 Jun 2010


Chris Packham
Kate Humble
Simon King
Martin Hughes-Games
Gordon Buchanan
Roger Webb
Executive Producer
Tim Scoones

This clip is from

Springwatch 2010, Episode 1

1/12 Following the real-life fortunes of a cast of wildlife characters in Norfolk and Dorset.

First broadcast: 31 May 2010

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