Saturday 26 November 2011
A quick trip to Ewelme to top up the seed feeders this morning. A single Water Rail seen but the only other sighting of interest was a female Blackcap feeding on the bright pink spindle berries. It looked as pretty as a picture until a demonic Robin took offence and dive bombed it. I can't remember the story about how the robin obtained the red breast - something religeous I seem to remember - but I reckon it is stained with the blood of other small birds including other robins.