Trying to get a handle on the current population of Tisbury's swifts is pretty tricky - accurately counting screaming parties going at anything up to 70mph is a challenge. Almost all of our team of around a dozen came to The Boot for a briefing by Andrew Graham, our wildlife recording expert, before setting off for their allocated area out of the ten mapped out by Andrew.
So from now on until 7 August, if you see people snooping around your area around sunset (or maybe dawn as there are some larks amongst us), that's what we're up to.
Go to Projects for a full account of the evening.
The pages now display photos of fungi taken by members. This one by Andrew Carter - Trametes versicolour.
Please do not eat any of them.
If it's not me, Elizabeth Forbes, website editor (keen but ignorant), I'll say so.