The start of a new year and new things to hope for, the weather has continued in the same vein over the Christmas period with strong winds and plenty of rain, this has resulted in most of the country being flooded. It has been a rare event with high tides, sea surges and high winds.
This has had an effect in the days have been able to get out on a dinner break but when I did the sun shone. The birds have been good this first week back, the Redwings now seem to have moved on but have left behind a few trailing Blackbirds. In the woods this week I have seen Treecreeper, Blue Tit, Wren and Robin and flying over a single Siskin calling and landing briefly on a top most branch, Goldfinch, Magpies, Jay and Black headed Gulls flying thru