Today I was working from home (or at least tried to work). I kept an eye and an ear open through the window overlooking my garden. My garden has become quite good - I added some good trees and bushes, my pond has lots of birds coming in to drink, and there's very good annuals growth (or in other words I haven't had the time to clear them).
I got a new garden bird - for a couple of hours I had a pair of Great Spotted Cuckoos flying around my garden. They were very vocal, copulated and were chased by crows. Great action!
I opened a net for a couple of hours and caught some of the usual stuff. This male Spanish Sparrow was pretty: