And the living is easy?
And this Chiffchaff found some caterpillars to feed to its young:
But this baby Stonechat is going to find its youth cut out with endless searching for grubs:
The blackberries that have not already shrivelled to nothing are ready to pick:
And sloes are almost ready for the gin:
I shouldn't anthropomorphise but this Sedge Warbler has a worried look.... It knows things aren't right:
And this Yellowhammer pleads for at least a little bit of bread (with no cheese) from a dead twig:
It may be all right for Goldfinches - they like thistle down!
But even that may be in short supply after the recent fires:
Beautiful walks destroyed in the drop of a spark:
Yes, life will go on, perhaps. This young Robin may grow up to have young of its own:
This Turtle Dove may return next summer to a green and pleasant land:
The declining populations of butterflies may somehow turn a corner, though, judging by my very recent visit to Holt Country Park, where trees are withering, their leaves crisp and falling, everything is parched to probable death: