To add pictures to the posts on my blog within the first few day's of posting, instead of typing 'PICTURES TO BE ADDED LATER'
I am paying dearly for kneeling in mud for two hours whilst photographing the Black-bellied Dipper on Saturday, as when I woke up on Sunday morning I could hardly get out of bed. I must have pulled a muscle in my back and I could barely walk, the pain was that bad. I don't know how I managed to pull off working a double shift on Sunday! It's not much better today either! Getting old is rubbish!
I am working the early shifts this week, so finishing half an hour earlier than normal. It was light when I left work this evening, which was a refreshing change.
I had a lovely email yesterday (which I have only just read) from Jane Ferguson who kindly emailed me to say that she watched the 6 Common Cranes fly over Lynford Aboretum at 1.30pm on Saturday, which she then 'tweeted' and
thinks RBA (who follow her tweets) then put the message out on the
Rachael returned to work today after travelling for three months on a career break. I was listening to wonderful tales of 'Toucans' being seen flying through a jungle and 'Flamingoes' and 'lots and lots of amazing, colourful birds'. It all sounded fantastic and made life here seem rather drab!