Of course, sun would have made these photos so much prettier, but I really felt lucky to see as much in bad weather as I did.
(first of year and quite near last year's orchard nest)
Leaves are emerging. Soon birds will be so much harder to spot.
The flowering fruit trees were so popular with the birds. There must have been plenty of worms and caterpillars to choose from.
(favorite bird of this walk!)
Red-Winged Blackbird (female)
Not bad for a rainy, grey day!