|Tough guy - the robin will take seeds from the ground, but prefers his food to wriggle a bit|
The replacement stand is expected in a day or so - of rather better quality (or at least we hope so - certainly it is more expensive). In the meantime our feathered pals in the garden are coping well enough. Here's a couple of photos taken by Mme la Contesse this morning - everybody looking bright and chirpy, in readiness for Spring (which does not start on 1st March here in South-East Scotland, whatever they may tell you).
|Handsome cock Chaffinch, with his Spring plumage starting to show on his head|
|Coal Tit - we can't tell the males and females apart, but presumably the Coal Tits can|