Frosted sloe berries

Frosted sloe berries

Yet another picture from the series taken during the recent hoar frost. The sloes are from the same bushes which have featured in posts here since the early autumn.

Frosty webs

Frosted web

The web above was on one of the lock gates at Wightwick Mill lock on the Staffs and Worcs canal.

The other was by the pavement of a residential street.

Frosted web

Mallards

Female mallard

Some of the ducks which have taken up residence in West Park, coping when the lakes were almost frozen.

Mallard

Mallard

Mallard

Female mallard