They flew in to Druridge form the south and landed on the Budge fields, when we got to the screen hide they were swimming in random circles and making strange grunting noises, when we got to the little hide they were flying of......to Iceland?....Who knows?
Nothing much else to report at Druridge tonight, a big female sparrowhawk rattled the waders on the Budge fields, there was still a great-crested grebe on the big pool and a little grebe was trilling.
At the big dune hollow there was one white wagtail and one pied and by the gate a huge pile of bags full of dog shit.
It's rant time!
Last Friday, I noticed one bag there - not an uncommon sight at Druridge, today there must be 15 bags of shit. So, because one lazy bastard leaves a bag of shit behind, it is OK for everyone else to dump theirs there too? I really do despair, why go to all of the bother of picking it up only to leave it behind, in a bag, which will take half a millennium to break down.
I really feel like staking the place out one morning and naming and shaming some of these morons! They probably wouldn't care though...Scum!
Last night we had the moth trap on for the first time:
Hebrew Character 4
Common Quaker 1