Not at all a day for Birds, with not a Northern Thrush to be seen, or any other representative of the Wild World but still we soldier on! That didn't mean 'no action' as there were things to be seen in other directions starting with the now almost mandatory clatter of a
at first light cutting across a clear blue sky.
at the Main Pond. We do get the odd single now and again at the same location but c4
made for a record breaker - but time to head north. en-route we spotted a new
(it is understood that 'anyone' can apply to have their monica [female only] tattooed on a lorry)
seperated by the building of the Eco Recycling Works which is surely a minor national asset?
Lapwing have been recorded nesting here while the Stewards did succumb to our idea of forming
out of the felled Scots Pines rather than sending them all to the sawmill.
Birdlife was represented opposite the aforementioned Eco gate by just a single
along with the smallest 'charm' of
Publishing images of frozen watercourses is unlikely to be the most exciting thing you will see today, but to highlight the point may also have the advantage of introducing a little more of our Recording Area
Valued and Most Welcome New Readers.
once used to water a huge acreage of Turf, but now given over to Solar Panels, and where Little Grebe, Coot, Mute Swan, Reed Bunting et al have bred while seperated from the
by a narrow bund of earth the winter residence of Water Rail which at the time of writing seems to have abandoned due to the freeze?
Finally and as usual we ended up on the Heath with all of note being the activity at
where the in house Fire Brigade were employed overseenibg the
Stock Dove, Starling, Kestrel and even a pair of Swallow on a single occassion.
Additionally, they had also resited the 'hulk' that is used for the regular
Always having a song on my case we end with these poignant lyrics from the sensational
I've pulled down my lace and the chintz
Oh, do you know you have the face of a genius?
I'll send your love to Zeus
Oh, by the time you read this
I'll be well in touch
I'm giving it all in a moment or two
I'm giving it all in a moment, for you!