Sunny with some cloud today and temperature up to 16 degrees.
It is very quiet for birds today. Only 2 Waxwings and a pair of Long-tailed Ducks on the lake.
I was pleased to find three Perch in the trap this morning
After filleting, I fried them in oil with salt and pepper.
Before Anki and Ingvar headed home, they took me to the south end of the lake to show me the location of a fresh water spring.
They have installed a walkway and a pipe to make it easier to collect the spring water.
As we walked to the spring we passed the remains of a Willow Grouse (Dalripa in Swedish) which had probably been eaten by a fox
I walked back through the forest and found a really nice, large Birch tree with reasonably clean bark. I made a bark chisel and set about removing a piece of bark from the tree.
The bark was not easy to remove because there is still very little sap rising,
but I managed to get a large sheet of bark from the tree, so it was well worth the effort.
I spent the afternoon painting more windows and then this evening I have cut up the bark for a couple of projects I have in mind.