So, SUMMER fell on a Thursday again this year as that days noon temperature sored to a record (for the year) +25°C. Despite the heat we enjoyed a descent morning in the field which will feature in days to come.but for now another short series of catch-ups and a look back to Wednesday.
From more recent days Male (l) and Female
and at long last a few catch-ups, delay cause by computer malfunctions.
First for the Year at that time included
PURPLE BORDERED GOLD
New to the Property
A little on the worn side
but nonetheless another addition to the
Recording Area List
Still quiet out in the field but good to see
Rather a ragged looking
maybe after a hard breeding season?
at long last a
The now deserted
SAND MARTIN BANK
there were 33 active nest holes this year and we will be working on
keeping IT or generating a replacement for 2017!
and a final parting gift from Jean-Francois, the
Scull and Upper Mandible of a Frigatebird, species unknown.