Another, less severe, overnight frost. Technically the day was warmer too, but in the bitter ESE wind, it didn't feel like it!
|Initially, resting, presumably after a meal|
|It then did a spot of Janet watching........|
|...before diving again. This revealed a lesion on its back,|
possibly an ulcer, but it looks like propeller damage
|This one has caught a decent sized bass,|
and the good thing about being plenty to go round.....
|.....is that you get time to position it right for swallowing|
|You can see the cormorant's neck skin, stretched tightly over the neck vertebrae.|
|This 6cm specimen is a Whitebait - nothing unusual about that, |
it is the staple prey fish for larger fish and diving birds in the bay at this time of year.