A distant JayI hobbled along the chestnut avenue and heard a Mistle Thrush and Song Thrush, soon joined by a Stock dove.
I decided to stop at the cafe and on my way there I heard some hammering noises on the trees. A male Great Spotted Woodpecker was chiselling into a hole on the main trunk of an Ash tree already covered in woodpecker holes. There were many Siskins about on the trees around.
The mute swan using its up-ending feeding technique: