wild bird wednesday

The cows haven't been close to the house for a while, but when they showed up a few days ago, so did some of their followers.

Top row: yellowhammers, kingfishers, male chaffinch
Bottom row: fantail, magpie, herons

Wednesday around the World

The last bit of color in the pasture paddock, a thistle.

It's cold in my part of the world but some pretty summer shots would help warm me up! Feel free to add your bit of sunshine below and then visit some of your far-flung neighbors :)