With the big freeze continuing I took a walk around Willen today. Most of the 2 lakes were frozen over, with just a few areas of open water.
At the inlet stream a Water Rail ran around just a few feet away .
The North Lake held masses of Coot, Wigeon, Gadwall, a few Teal and Great-crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe and singles of Little Egret, Snipe and Kingfisher.
An odd sight was this Chinese Water Deer walking around on the ice before it wandered off onto the island.
|Chinese Water Deer|