Yesterday evening a stranger visited Base Camp. A racing pigeon, the telephone number on its ring told us it had come from Burnley, maybe it had been to the footy match which 'Pool lost on Friday. No doubt the owner will blame a Sparrowhawk or Peregrine for its demise all call for a cull or worse take matters into their own illegal hands,
This morning we emptied the moth trap, best catch of the season so far.
Clockwise from top left; Early Grey, female Bee moth, Hebrew Character, Common Quaker, Hebrew Character.
And this one, a worn Clouded Drab?
Where to next? Back to Patch 2 tomorrow and with all the changes of migration going on what might we find?In the meantime let us know who's the mystery in your outback