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derek

13th June 2010, 09:27
Can 11 across be oven tit - I have o-e- t-t
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ajt

13th June 2010, 09:30
I don't have the Telegraph, so I don't know the clue, but Chambers gives oven-tit as a dialect term for various birds. Perhaps this may relate.
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caravaggio

13th June 2010, 09:35
It's oven tit, Derek, and, although I'm an RSPB member, I've never heard of it.
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simon

13th June 2010, 11:00
Oven tit is confirmed in Chamber's
REgards Simon
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denis

13th June 2010, 11:54
Yes the willow warbler is an oven tit. Perhaps this came from the domed nest with a side entrance that resembles an old-fashioned brick oven.
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