The bright warm sun encouraging more song today.
Willow Tit the latest to tune up.
Looked through 1,000's of gulls - wasnt 100% on this one . . .
Redpolls prominant today with several flocks of up to 60
but only a single Siskin - theyve being reported as "bad to get" since last Autumn.
Bumped into Davy @~#%>$ing J.
He'd been on the nite shift & was off home to top up his Torretts tablets
Several hard frosts since Friday night resulting in majority of pools being iced up, drake Pintail & 2Wigeon remain, but the Gadwall have moved out again. Both adult Herons seen today appeared to be hunting for voles.
The pole TO would appear to be incubating .
found its mate tucked well away.
A few checks to see whats what
beneath a Leo roost.
(amazing how these birds manage to cough the pound coins up seperately)
Caught up with The Heron, we finished off with a couple of special birds.
All 5 seen to be present & correct round Hoton today.
One to ponder on :-