Wednesday, 18 June 2008

Dismal day

No bird news from Heysham or elsewhere today (so far, anyway). Very heavy rain and poor visibility seem to have dampened birdwatcher's spirits plus the main man has absconded to Norway.

Moth news isn't much better. In the hut trap were such delights as Heart and Dart (8), Shoulder-striped Wainscot (7), Ingrailed Clay (1), Light Arches (1), Mottled Rustic (2), Buff Ermine (1) and a depressing sign of impending autumn - Dark Arches. At least the plague of Large Yellow Nuisances haven't manifested themselves yet but they're imminent....