The End is Nigh

The end of winter, that is. Best proof are the black headed gulls, which are already slowly putting on their summer plumage.

black headed gulls on driftwoodThe cormorants are doing the same.

cormorantIn our neighbourhood, we have a pair of kestrels which will hopefully breed. Assorted ducks and swans can be found in this part of the world all year round. The cygnets are still with their parents.

pochard and mallard tufted duck swansThis slightly overexposed hooded crow was patiently sitting on a tree near the riverbank.

hooded crowAnd at home, Floh has been exploring the (dry) bathtub. Floh the cat

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