05 January, 2008

Local Patch

The light was pretty good today, so a visit to the local patch was called for. An overwintering Common Chiffchaff briefly got the pulse racing - it looked very washed out to the eye. The camera, however, told a different story.

Common Chiffchaff

A male Great-spotted Woodpecker foraged half-heartedly on some dead Elms, eventually taking the easy option of peanuts from nearby feeders.

Great-spotted Woodpecker

A Common Kestrel attempts to land.

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