Everybody is after a bit of spring at this time of year - is it here or not? What constitutes the start of the season? I don't think it matters too much but you can certainly see the changes coming - Hazel and Willow trees are covered in catkins, the resident birds are starting to sing and some of the birds that travel in the Winter are starting to make their return journeys. The last few days have been a bit on the dull side with occasional bright spells but the wildlife is still out there doing it's stuff. Hooded Crows are a delight to watch as they start to pair up and stick close together when they are foraging. You might ask why there is only one bird in this shot and the answer is the other bird is just out of frame on the left.