As may have been seen by some Readers, via the 'comments' box, once again
Regular and Valued Reader Roy Norris has been a
in identifying the outstanding aircraft from the weekends
Bournemouth Air Festival.
Our THANKS go to Roy.
Looking across the Golf Course
the 'Lower Limb' of the Sun was just touching the Horizon
seemingly taking the remaining Rain Clouds with it?
Looking in the opposite direction you didn't need to be
to realise there was a whole lot more rain to come!
There's a feeling I get when I look to the West,
and my Spirit is crying for leaving.
In my thoughts I have seen rings of smoke through the trees,
and the voices of those who stand looking.
Ooh. and it makes me wonder,
Ooh, it really makes me wonder.
In the Moth Traps, and now at almost plague proportions both
RED-LEGGED (Forest) SHIELDBUG
punctuated today's haul.
new for the Year, as is
a slight pause as this
walked across the lawn.
now blooming on most of the ponds around here.
Awaiting my arrival at Merritown Gate this morning a group of c4
the Larvae of a
and noted a sight we have never seen before,
Just before arrival back at Slight Return II an encounter with
Tracy, one of the Equestrian Ladies, gave me the best lead of the day.
She had seen what was described as a
thought to be caught up by something on top of a pile of grass cuttings,
and seemingly unable to fly. She also pointed out that it looked as if it
had caught 'prey' and on closer inspection Tracy was considered correct on both counts!
Rather than being caught-up, the Raptor had taken a
which was thought maybe too heavy to carry off.
Closing to 10 feet it made no attempt to fly off and even allowed time
for me to return to the Caravan to collect both the small camera and
the St-Range Rover/Mobile Bird Hide.
It would seem that some technical difficulty is preventing us from
posting the Video Clips. A number of different ways have been tried
to get them to work, without success. All are well under the permitted
100MB so it is not that!
We make no apology for fielding 6 x Clips
of what is considered pretty dramatic footage.
'In one end and Out the other'.
We certainly don't get this close every day!
THANKS AGAIN TRACY!
THANKS AGAIN TRACY!