4th March

A return to form as far as this year's weather goes with sheets of rain in a strong south-easterly through most of the morning. The meagre rewards for those daring to brave the storm was 14 Purple Sandpipers at the Bill and a new Chiffchaff in the garden. 

The Portland Amphibians must've been enjoying the wet weather until the Heron starting cashing in on their success... ©Nick Stantiford:

The first proper (pollen) horney Chiffchaff of the year... ©Erin Taylor:

The recent sunny spells have brought the local Adders out of hibernation ©Andy Mitchell: