My outside thermometer gave a minimum temp. of -9 degrees last night and didn't get above -1.5 during daylight hours. I've got a fieldfare in the garden eating apples and saw a snipe flying over my garden.
Sightings from Aldcliffe were highlighted by;
Woodcock seen at 1pm flying over canal near Admiralty Wood.
Merlin just south of Stodday picnic site with a small bird in its talons.
Snow geese and barnacles feeding together on marsh.