Last Monday afternoon I went out to Scallows for a first photography session at the winter feeding station. I had sat in the hide briefly on one or two occasions but there had been virtually no activity. However as the food has been going down I decided to have a go, although I suspect that the culprits are squirrels as much as birds. To a certain extent I was right but there were still quite a lot of birds coming in: a stunning male woodpecker came twice and at least two nuthatches were backwards and forwards and a single wren came to forage under a log. Tits were plentiful with coal tits the most numerous followed by great and blue tits. A robin and some chaffinches were the other visitors. A very pleasant first session.