Searching 12,000 pages; two Flycatchers; Lizards – still present; an impressive moth-catch; rail travel – no longer a joy; the White Buck – shot, and the Harding family – a wedding and a baby.
Gran, always keen to be helpful, agrees on June 13th 1968 to act on the contents of, she says:
…a letter from David Glue, of Southampton Natural History Society, asking for bird records for Hythe and Dibden Bay for the 1950s. He is doing an ecological survey but has few records for these years. It means looking through all my nature notes from 1947 to 1959 for I only keep my flower notes separately and this means twelve thousand, three hundred and twenty-nine pages!