I was up early and it was lovely to see a pair of mallards and a young muntjac buck in the front garden. I've added an image snapped through the window to extras.
Our neighbour at the Ongar property is not keen on a yew tree which we have in the front garden on the boundary. I quite like it but have agreed that it can be cut back to keep her happy. I asked the tree guys to make sure there were no birds nesting in it before they started wielding their chain saws.