Winter´s end

Finally the ice and snow of the last months has gone.winter´s end It is back to muddy paths and warmer temperatures. Today (28 Feb) it was 8 degrees and I was so warm that I had to take my waterproof off. The wildlife was also clearly showing signs of the apprach of spring. Near to this photo (the woods by Bennekom) I could hear woodpeckers knocking on  the trees, see signs of wild board turning the earth over and flocks of coal tits and finches were flying around.