A young bracken just beginning to open up. This one was on the edge of Cannock Chase.
Rooks nest near their fellows. This rookery is by the back entrance to Shugborough Park from Great Haywood.
The packhorse bridge across the Trent, giving access to Shugborough Park from Great Haywood.
Like many plants this year, this umbellifer was beginning to flower early, in mid-April.
A lamb seems fascinated by the partridge sharing the same field, and moves closer to investigate.
Another lamb and sheep grazing in the field.
Mature yews are often found in churchyards. This one is at Albrighton.
The edge of a copse in an early-morning spring mist.
This swan was swimming quickly along a canal.
Small flies are clinging to the undersides of these young oak leaves.
There are several species of these red-bodied beetles. Some, like these have heads which are also red; others have black heads.
These were (presumably) two different individuals spotted a mile or so apart on the same day.
This robin was pecking away at a lump of bread half as big as its own head by Badger pool.