17th January 2016

First Snow of the Winter
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottinghamshire

We had our first snow of the year here last night. Not terribly deep, with an overnight accumulation of only about 3cm (just over an inch) but it was enough to temporarily transform the reserve into a winter wonderland.

male Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) attempting to create a channel through the ice.

January 15th (Attenborough) 2016 Index January 29th (Frampton Marsh)