About time I made the effort and did something here. Managed a few days out to various places recently with Trevor, and a few wanderings around a flooded local lake. And in between all that a cloud of lethargy has hung over me. I think it's the time of year. My annual depressions set in round about now, and the 'world' news doesn't help.
I don't have a problem with mankind wanting to destroy each other; the human race has done that since we crawled out of the sea; but stop the cruelty to the animals we share the planet with.
Ok, moan over; on with the pictures.
A smiling Mallard
One of the family of Mute Swans from my local lake
Here's one Jan might like; Grey Heron
Some strange looking Mallards from Frampton Marsh
Snipe, from one of my other local lakes; Willen
Tufted Duck, having a shake
Cormorant preparing to dive
And I'll finish on a short video clip, of a Black-headed Gull stamping his feet, to simulate rain falling, so he can catch unsuspecting worms coming up to the surface. I remember doing one of these once before, but I always find them fascinating to watch.
Enjoy the days, keep warm, and keep dry.