to start the day,
a break from nappies and milky sick,
to put up nets upon a stick.
Chiffs and willows taking flight,
lesser and common white.
time to go but I'm still happy,
|That is the look of joy|
|Happy to be invited|
|My First Officially Rung Bird For The Site|
Trainee (soon to be C) Erin explaining to members of the Flat Holm Society
all about Willwas. For those familiar with the Welsh Political scene, yes that
Ray in the background.
|Extracting house martins. We apologise for the smiles and scene of enjoyment|
As rarity is a matter of context and this is a rare bird for Flat Holm; this
individual being only the fourth to end up in a net on the island. The last
one was caught in 1998. Still, with wryneck seemingly everywhere that
weekend it would have been nice if the Gods had graced us with one.
|Tad-da! Our totals for the trip, presented old school in a notebook.|
Vaf practising his on screen his pole
Facey, Ray and Vaf. Mr Mears is clearly pleased to be in the
presence of the (in)famous Cardiff Ringers.
*If locked in a warehouse we’d probably fashion a larger potter trap.