THE warmth of today's spring weather brought out the adders; at least four were basking on a heap of cut grass; some were intertwined making it hard to count them with confidence.
The young silver birch leaves, the white bark and the red of the bog myrtle created quite a wonderful spectacle.
There are so many great-crested grebes on the Levels - both individuals and pairs were everywhere you looked. The males send out a call that is like a bark to attract the females and probably warn off other males. Other calls heard today included booming bitterns, screeching water-rails, chittering little grebes, singing warblers and even croaking marsh frogs.
And finally a fine male robin was singing his heart out...