Blackbirds , clucking with indignation, scattered as I approached. They are probably finding feeding easy, judging by the number of berries available but unconsumed. One bright and shining example was Bittersweet, Solanum dulcamara. This relative of potatoes and tomatoes has succulent berries but birds have so far resisted the temptation to consume these berries for it seems, as I have mentioned before, that they are relatively unpalatable. They are poisonous too (for humans) but only mildly so.
Attractive but not, it seems, tempting to the local birds. Bittersweet, aka
Woody Nightshade, in Stefen Hill Pocket Park. 22 December, 2019
Snowdrops are pushing through. Their flowers will be visited by early bees.
Stefen Hill Pocket Park, Daventry. 22 December, 2019
Keck, Anthriscus sylvestris, in Stefen Hill Pocket Park.
22 December, 2019