The longest end of year report you'll ever read. Put the kettle on!

August 31, 2012 - End of year wildlife report - our first year in our first (owned home). I promised a first year report at the begin...
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Blue moon? Is is time?

August 31, 2012 - Friday 31 st August 2012 – and we have a “Blue moon” reported in the press. But what does a “ Blue moon ” actually mean...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 27

August 27, 2012 - As described last week, I did manage to set up the trailcamera again on the owl's "new" shed - and left it there for abo...
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"Because the night..."

August 25, 2012 - "Because the night" was a song (that I like) originally recorded by Bruce Springsteen in the late '70s, but dissatisfied...
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The last of the best?

August 23, 2012 - Up until 30 minutes ago, the last of the best birds of all (swifts) I had seen this season were on the 1st August (over...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 26

August 19, 2012 - Well.... this was going to be my last "Operation noctua" report for the year (as 26 is both my and Anna's lucky number a...
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Mediterranean weather reveals our Mediterranean spiders...

August 18, 2012 - It has been very hot and sunny for a few days now (the lack of rain will continue to next weekend I hear) and I've been...
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Fox moth cat wasp spider? (Purple haze)

August 17, 2012 - It might appear from the title of this post that I have suddenly developed an incurable case of zoological tourettes. N...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 25

August 13, 2012 - The penultimate "Operation noctua" report this year as it's fair to say, what with one reason or another, I've not been...
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End of the Olympics...

August 12, 2012 - The weather has been great for the last few days - in fact, to be fair, it's not rained much at all since the schools (a...
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"Should I stay or should I go"?

August 08, 2012 - This might as well be the summer of 2012 singing this blog’s title, not Joe Strummer of the Clash. March 2012 – and w...
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"Operation noctua" end of week 24

August 05, 2012 - Again, just one visit to see our local little owls again this week but a brief visit which resulted in at least seeing b...
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