Tuesday August 15
Mothing seems to have taken over our lives in the last month or so. Very enjoyable but I'm getting bird starved. Pam's hands and shoulders are bad, particularly the right one, which means that I'm not going to push for lengthy driving when I can't share it.
After moths this morning and a visit to CleySpy for new eyecaps for my Swarovski binos - lengthy because they exclaimed at their dirty state and cleaned them beautifully - we stopped at Salthouse duckpond in the hopes of seeing the Ibis. Bob C and David N were already there having seen it earlier. During a lengthy chat with Bob, David called that the Glossy Ibis was distant but in view. Not for long. It soon disappeared back into a line of reeds.
Home to empty our own moth trap. We've had some good moths in the last few days. Here are a few: