still no rain and yesterday, Wednesday, was pleasantly mild with even a little sunshine. What better to do than spend the morning at Rutland Water with my close friend Ron from, relatively, nearby Wigston in Leicstershire as I found my first Redwings and Fieldfares of the winter along with those specialist birds (!) the Dunnock and Pied Wagtail. And what an assortment of ducks to be seen.
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