The south wind freshened, but the rain was generally light in the morning and had dried up by the afternoon.
This male Rock Pipit was singing and doing its display flight.
Nice to see, and an interesting comparison with the Meadow Pipit.
This Great Black-backed Gull was unusually obliging and was
sitting on the harbour wall above the Rock Pipit's nesting site,
near the lighthouse. I hope it doesn't make a habit of it.
|The two Canada geese were back again, and appeared to be in|
dispute with one of the resident Coot
|Until one of the juvenile Mute acted as arbitrator|
|Not the only residents with territorial disputes,|
these Mallard were at it too
|This feeder, left, has been spotted by a Brown rat|
|How many generations feeding like this, before a prehensile |
tail begins to evolve?