|Alder Catkins and Pussy Willow... from March 2012.|
The Siskins were feeding on the little round "cones"
and not these catkins... but we need a lift and I thought
that the golden sunshine looked warming!
A Great White Egret (Ardea alba alba) Grande Aigrette in the valley... near Gatault on the D103 on the way in to Le Grand Pressigny... it was in the company of around seven Grey Herons (Ardea cinerea) Héron cendré [who were probably saying to each other "Who's that flash b'stard then?"]
|Great White Egret from February of last year.|
Also seen so far this week... male and female Hen Harriers (Circus cyaneus) Busard Saint-Martin [on separate occasions]... quartering the fields and our meadow...
|Male Hen Harrier also from February of last year.|
Coming shortly... a post to brighten this weather.