First showing at Meare Heath, part of Shapwick Heath NNR, two weekends ago, the bird had disappeared overnight
This Wiltshire Wildlife Trust reserve is slowly coming into its own
It helped me by calling once as it flew – that raspy little note
Civilisation has been on the way downhill ever since.
The last thing I wanted on January 1st was to find a species that had eluded me the previous twelve months, so I stayed safely in Bristol.