Not her you understand!Tuesday was a day to meet up with an Old Flame and still dear friend Lorraine, but she knew very well that if we were to visit the New Forest for lunch, then there would have to be a bird or 2 to look at first. Not wrong, as being so near to Nomansland, there was always a chance of a Goshawk. Better still, as we took up position on the hillside a
flew into view, and while its only telescope views from such a distance,
it is from the archive we pluck the images.
Next up was a
in fact 2 trying to get into the displaying mood but not quiet succeeding.
There were plenty of
there as well and all seemed to be vocal.
So to lunch and we had agreed on the
Wednesday, and it was back in harness, no rest for the wicked here!
A trio of macro Moths joined the extremely short (as yet)
and as you know 'we don't do Micros'
so here are a couple anyway.
It was the Irrigation Pond that caught most of my attention and while only
'common birds' were seen it is a joy to watch this tiny watercourse
become attractive to birdlife after all the disturbance of the Solar Panel Works.
entered the log since my first visit in 2006.
Live and Let Live!
and the now 'resident'
which was being particularly confiding swimming to the near bank.
might have got cracking by now, but not a single sign of interest,
on the wing at this moment, along with a Raven giving them a bit
of grief but weren't up for all getting in shot.
but I'm not going to lock horns with that lot now I'm Low Profile!
in the Sand Trap this morning and on return to the IP a
ever recorded here.
and a little run-in with the
How would you fancy going shopping in one of these?