I think the local Lapwings summed up the bleak conditions as they were just stood on the ice with no interest in protecting territories or chasing off Crows.
|the gloom in Maridalen at 70mm|
|and with the iPhone which is quite a wide angle|
|there were lots Mistle Thrushes (duetrost) today|
|three Chiffchaffs (gransanger) included this confiding individual|
|There were four species of duck on the lake. 8 Goosander (laksand), 60 Mallard (stokkand) which are picture above plus 7 Teal (krikkand) and 13 Goldeneye (kvinand)|
|Great Grey Shrike (varsler) is still present. How much longer will he stay?|
|Long-tailed Tits are present at a few different sites in the valley|
during the afternoon the cloud cover lifted and an evening trip revealed a flock each of Pink-footed and Greylag Geese heading north east (normally they head north) and a male Kestrel.
|male Kestrel (tårnfalk)|