OFF-SEASON OBS - LOCH GARTEN - September 2019-February 2020

  • One...

    ....two

    (c) RSPB Loch Garten

  • There were definitely fewer birds today, as far as I've got.

    First in was a squirrel - this wasn't the first in but it was the first to show its face, very fuzzy tho:

    Pretty:

    Plenty Cresties today, I wasn't going to snap any but this one arrived at a very bright moment:

    I expect these rectangles have been here forever and I just haven't registered them - how/when/why?  Did someone put mats down before the snow?  Are there rectangles of under-floor heating? ;)  Unfortunately my feeder cam history is deleted and saved snaps are all crops.

    Tiger's Osprey Info & World Bird Cams

  • Ha! I decided the rectangles were weigh bridges
  • Top and bottom

    (c) RSPB Loch Garten

  • Mmm now that you mention it Scylla? Underground heating for the birdies! Mats taken away after the snow! Maybe it was where the big iPod camera cabinet was, watching us, watching them!!

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

  • Yesterday.  What a dapper fellow, but has he been overshadowed by yet another experimental frame? ;)

    This morning, no Crestie, only squirrels for half an hour! 

    Poor little Coal Tit kept having to give up waiting:

    At one stage the squirrel had to tend its arm: