Fulmars are back after their brief wander around the ocean, and are now checking out the cliffs for next year. Lest we be deceived into thinking of spring, however, the presence of a regular winter visitor, the black redstart, warns of the cold weather to come.
I am loathe to post the photos, since those of others are so much better. But it's on my patch.
As a mark of respect for Jessica's seaside blog, here's a sighting of Charlie Chaplin's footprints.