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10 August 2011
And finally got a Kingfisher to sit still long enough for me to takes it's portrait.
Shame it was in a different county
Today, Wednesday, met some guys doing serious bug hunting. Apparently we have some pretty rare critters skulking in the vegetation. The guy with the big hoover had come all the way from Cardiff (which is in Wales and really does exist) especially to vaccuum the flats!
And in a piece of news that may just slip by the producers of the 24 hour torture that is rolling news, habitat creation in the form a of a large grass fire in the SSSI. The arsonists were after our blackberries.
Could be good news for our imminent migrants.