Antler fall has begun and the year moves on into another stage. There's also an increase in bird song. Thrushes the last day or two have been evenly divided between song and mistle. The leader of the herd running up the hill must be one of the proud stags showing splendid headgear on 23rd February.
In today's group the antlers sported were all of modest proportions or belonging to much younger stags.