Basking in the winter sun…

Not quite. It’s still close to freezing, and most of the birds are fluffed up to maximise their insulation – the great-tit and starling are barely recognisable. Still, there was a lot of wildlife in evidence this afternoon, including a red kite hunting and a song-thrush feasting on sloes. The large black bird on an aerial looks like the one that visited our bird-table recently, but I don’t know how to tell whether it’s a crow (Corvus corone) or a juvenile rook (C. frugilegus).

Winter snapshots


2 Responses to “Basking in the winter sun…”

  1. That’s a beatiful collage of bird images. Awesome

  2. Nice blog with some great pics! Thanks for linking to my site, I’ll return the favour.


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