Recently I have been taking a couple of trays of onions outside daily to catch some sun. I sowed them in January and now they are clogging up the propagator/sunbed. I plan to move them to the (unheated) greenhouse as soon as practically possible, but I don't want to shock them so things are in abeyance. Today has been a no go day as although the sun has appeared for brief intervals snow showers have followed in short order. So I am inside wondering why all the birds have gone quiet when I catch sight of this.
The dreaded sparrowhawk has returned and downed a pigeon. I guess they are hungry in winter too. (If it had been a sparrow I would have been more upset.)
Here is a suitable song for the conditions: