Why do blackbirds adopt such a strange pose when they're sunbathing? Here are two at White Lion Meadow, plus some new mallard ducklings (let's hope they last longer than the last brood), plus a water vole latrine and feeding.
This blog charts the fortunes of water voles in and around the Whitchurch area, North Shropshire. Water voles are one of the UK's most threatened mammals, extinct in many counties, and so it's vital they receive as much monitoring and protection as there is going. Here in Whitchurch we're lucky enough to have them right in the middle of town - how cool is that?