Just like a kid on Christmas Eve, it was a night of intermittent sleep but before even 'showing a leg'
took pride of place as first on parade,
and coming in a variety of plumage's this one has been
strutting his stuff locally for a few days now.
The fluid songs of
were heard before springing out of the hammock like the proverbial
and with the door flung wide open
As this appeared and making a necessary diversion to the
we found among the still meagre pickings 2 species
New for the Year
this specimen being something of a Max Whitlock of Lepidoptera
along with another
With 2 of the traps sited close to the banks of the
it was no surprise to hear, and later see,
among the Sedge's, but unfortunately search as we did we could find no
Sedge Warbler among the Reeds.
GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER
'If I Had a Hammer'
Trinidad "Trini" López III
one or two of them.
lots of breeding pairs with the closest nest just outside the door.
unusually no signs of breeding, it's getting late.
a good number have arrived, with a few establishing themselves here,
since late April.
A little thin on the ground at this time of year, so a valued addition of
having said that these 2 have taken to flying close to
Slight Return II
each morning for the past week so thought "well pinned down"!
brought up the final Bird Species for this episode
but please tune in again tomorrow for
Part Two it gets Better.
The first of the 4 Mammals noted on the day.
United Arab Emirates