The Jackson's Widowbird (Euplectes jacksoni) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss.
'Christmas Card' by Karl Williams. Many of you will be familiar with the image below, taken last winter, of a mute swan trudging across the frozen surface of Loch Ard. A larger, and better, version of this can be seen at my website karlwi.