Esox versus warm socks

Number 14 28.04.16

14 makes his way slightly North and West towards Lyon, gastronomic capital of France. If human he would be sitting in a convivial bouchon eating esox quenelles with a glass of Beaujolais to hand.Or in osprey terms munching a machon of pike washed down with Adam’s Ale.


800px-Quenelle_de_brochet_sauce_NantuaQuenelles – Creative Commons Fryke 27

With Friday’s weather looking to be a balmy 17C with a light Northerly wind it would seem the height of folly to be make the journey towards the wintery Lakes.

BBC Weather for Keswick  – Rain, sleet and snow will come south-eastwards into the area later on Thursday lasting into Friday morning. Accumulations of 5-10 cm are likely above 200-300 m with locally 2-4 cm to around 100 m.
Please be aware of the risk of difficult driving conditions and disruption to transport.

For KL today this meant sitting on the nest with only her neck showing above a mound of snow.