Dodging the prevailing elements once again the Moth Traps did provide some solace in the form of a couple of additions to the Year List
and only a second appearance of a
while further afield the departing migrants were, on the day, represented by
At the Gravel Pit only the plaintive calls of the Little Grebes proved their continued presence while all indications showed that the male
had been abandoned by his beau in the female sense!
Across the Heath,
From the dew-soaked hedge creeps a crawly caterpillar,
when the dawn begins to crack.
It's all part of my Autumn Almanac
Breeze blows leaves of a musty-coloured yellow,
so I sweep them in my sack.
Yes, yes, yes, it's my Autumn Almanac.
which, should it dodge the predators, may one day next year become one of these
With numbers rapidly dwindling we once again show
(blink and you'll miss it)
Finally, if you like Gulls, which for us goes far further than that
inside the Solar Panel Compound