Lots of snow last night, and also today sometimes.
During a sunny spell, to the old harbour.
The two mute swans have returned.
The male and female mandarin duck are under overhanging branches on the other bank of the canal.
A redwing on the other bank.
Winter weather sees influx of bittern sightings in UK: here.
First ever sighting of a Bittern at Oxfordshire reserve: here.
The loss of wetlands in the prairie pothole region of central North America due to a warmer and drier climate will negatively affect millions of waterfowl that depend on the region for food, shelter and raising young, according to research published today in the journal BioScience: here.
This video from the USA says about itself:
At National Wildlife Federation headquarters in Reston, VA in the winter, I rarely spot anything more than a sparrow. But some fresh snow fell over the weekend, revealing visitors who don’t work 9 to 5.
Birdfeeders leading to evolution: here.