Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Critters in St. James's Park
St. James's Park, which sprawls between Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square, is full of waterbirds. (I've blogged about some of them before.) Here's one of the common greylag geese. According to the park's web site, they are destructive to vegetation; as if to prove the point, this one was busy on Sunday pulling tufts of grass out of the lawn.
These pelicans hunkered down against the cold wind rippling the surface of the park's pond.
Lots of squirrels were out and about, including this guy, who was busy nosing around in a fresh flowerbed. Olga would have been beside herself.
The squirrels are notoriously aggressive, especially when someone has food in their hands!