Tuesday, 4 January 2022

A Second Session at the Feeding Station

 Today was a beautiful day with cloudless skies and fabulous light.  Judging by looks it should have been a lovely warm day, but temperatures had plummeted and there was a searing north westerly wind blowing.  The maximum all day up on the Wolds was a mere 2C and it felt much colder.  Driving to the feeding station I spotted the usual couple of kestrels and a buzzard with the local one drifting over the wood which glided in to settle as I parked the car.  I was soon set up and settled in the hide where, over the next three hours, I became more and more cold.  When I arrived home it took me another two hours to warm up.  I pleased that I stayed the course, however, as a male great spotted woodpecker turned up right at the end of the session.  Things were much busier today, no doubt because the temperature had dropped.

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Blackbird
Blackbird
Blackbird
Blue Tit
Blue Tit
Blue Tit
Chaffinch (male)
Chaffinch (female)
Chaffinch (female)
Coal Tit
Great Spotted Woodpecker
Great Tit
Great Tit
Great Tit
Long-Tailed Tit
Long-Tailed Tit
Nuthatch
Nuthatch
Nuthatch
Nuthatch
Nuthatch
Nuthatch
Nuthatch

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