A mid to late afternoon cycle around northern Cramlington was reasonably productive, though the quieter minor roads were tricky as snow still covered.
Headed to Bassington via the industrial estate - a small flock of Siskin entertained on the journey there. The target bird at Bassington was green woodpecker - alas no sign, but highly compensatory was willow tit.
West Hartford was snowy and quiet, three roe deer being the highlight.
Horton Burn was reached as the light began to fade, and everything was quiet, except for one grey wagtail.
Was a cold trip out, but the snow is thawing fast. Maybe tomorrow will bring something new...