Another quiet day, I say quiet the parks resident species are either singing, drumming or setting up territories.
Great crested Grebe: a second pair were displaying on the lake this morning.
Little Grebe: a pair were starting to build a nest by an island on the main lake.
Blackcap: a female was feeding on privet berries in area 10.
Chaffinch: 45 were by the running track.
Once such a nervous visiting duck, some are now very approachable. However in the next week or so they will have left the park.
2 drake RCP’s get their skates on to avoid yet another aggressive Coot.
A Mute Swan has a wash and brush up
The Herring Gulls have made their own ball game!
The Black-headed Gulls are happy to play with some algae
The Common Gull is just happy to practice his landings
This is the partner of the female with the broken bill