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Dartford Warbler at Thursley

No photography today, as it rained heavily the whole day (mightily depressing to see ≥95% chance of heavy rain for the entirety of the daylight hours on the Met Office weather forecast!). 221 more words


Mute Swans - Invasive, But Beautiful

Mute Swans are so nice to look at that it’s easy to forget their status as an invasive species.  Originally brought to the New York area from Europe as decorative birds for ponds and the estates of the wealthy, Mute Swans eventually took over locally, and have now spread to most of the Northeast.