Lockdown Diary: Thursday 20.8.20

I was back at a Deeping Lakes packed with birds, this morning. There was nothing particularly special, just a lot of birds! little Ringed Plover juveniles had increased to 3, and there was a nice, neat juvenile Common Gull (which is not a very common p...


I was back at a Deeping Lakes packed with birds, this morning. There was nothing particularly special, just a lot of birds! little Ringed Plover juveniles had increased to 3, and there was a nice, neat juvenile Common Gull (which is not a very common plumage here). But apart from that, it was the usual suspects.


The swans have not got used to the fences round the pits and fields yet, and keep getting 'stranded' on the entrance track...


Mute Swans, Deeping Lakes LWT. Lincs, 20.8.20


In our garden, a juvenile Blackbird has taken a liking to our ripening figs, the cheeky beggar!


Blackbird eating a fig, our garden, Peterborough, 20.8.20