Thursday, September 25, 2008

Summer ? Winter ?

There have been extremes of temperature in Budapest recently, from very warm for September to very cold for September. And as if to make one last stand, as the weather breaks from summer to winter, a Black Redstart was singing yesterday from the top of a roof opposite. It is not the most stunning of songbird songs, rather scratchy, but nevertheless it is a song. Then a flock of Long-tailed Tits flitted overhead and landed on a telephone wire and one of the local Syrian Woodpeckers called from a yard somewhere...

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