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Dawn Chorus in January

Wildlife Garden - January
What a delight it is to be met with the dawn chorus so early in the year; when all seems dormant and dull, nature carries on with business as usual. 

Dawn Chorus in January. Wildlife Garden Blog.
Dawn Chorus in January. Wildlife Garden Blog.

Last year was bitterly cold and very quiet in January. This year, although still the coldest time of the year, the birds have fared slightly better as there have only been a few sprinklings of light frost, so far! 

The birds are still enjoying additional food and water when it is really cold but it is surely a good sign for them to be out and about so early in the year!

The birds were up singing against a gusty, dark sky and silhouetted branches this morning - and will only get louder as the days move towards Spring.

To celebrate their cheerful notes, here are a couple of links to some past notes done during the 30 Days' Wild Wildlife Trusts Nature Challenge.

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