Burning the Wild Candle

Hethersett Birdlife

Days 18 and 19 of #30 days wild saw me late to bed and early to rise to catch my wild moments with nature. Day 18 saw me run through the evening from Hethersett through Great Melton to Little Melton. I had hoped to get fit and catch up with some overdue patch ticks. With an almost full moon and a dry evening it was perfect for my target bird and they duly obliged. After a few miles, in Market lane calling from all sides, little owls.

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Little Owl Credit: Pete Walkden via Compfightcc an amazing capture of these athletic little birds only seen by me as flitting silhouettes between the oak trees.

The other late singer and a little unexpected was the white throat with its scratchy little song and the fact that I have not seen or heard them since they arrived in the country is…

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