Never even considered it before, but doesn't the centre of a Poppy look like just like a cupcake?
Three Cattle Egrets, Bubulcus ibis, swooped in today and you can clearly see the buff plumes on the head, back and belly, meaning it is their breeding season.
Popped out for a short stroll on a sunny spring Sunday and there were plenty of the usual suspects singing and snacking along the way.
All the usual suspects were out enjoying the sunshine on Sunday.
A gorgeous Sunday, quite hot in fact, and the Serins were celebrating with song. These Canary-like birds are either singing, or eating, almost all day long.
A pair of Cattle Egrets, Bubulcus ibis, flew in while I was out wandering this afternoon. Very elegant birds in many ways, eyes like marbles, and I watched their...
The colourful little Serins, Serinus serinus, were singing their little hearts out all over the place today, quite a pleasant chorus.
There were lots of Blackbirds, Turdus merula, around today, some of them quite friendly. Strange beaks when you see them up close.
I was walking along the walkway - as one would, of course - when this Cattle Egret, Bubulcus ibis, swooped in and landed on a farm building. Saw one...
It has been chucking it down all night and all morning and this small group of Crag Martins have spent the whole time just sitting, waiting for the heavens...