Loch of the Lowes information 4th December

Brrrrrr!

It certainly is a chilly day here, although the snow has started to melt and huge icicles have formed around the Vistor Centre. I am huddled in the office with a late lunch and coffee in hand, watching the remains of the day slip into a stunning deep red sunset.

On with the species count!

19 Pheasents

8 Robins

4 Dunnock

1 Goldfinch

4 Siskin

9 Coal tit

21 Mallard

7 Great tit

8 Blue tit

5 Coal tits

60+Chaffinch

6 Blackbird

4 Greater Spotted Woodpecker

1 Sparrowhawk

2 Crow

Loch…

7 Whooper Swans

9 Mute Swans

4 Moorhen

5 Tufted Duck

The Loch is almost completely frozen over, leaving a small pool for the ducks and swans to congregate.

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