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  2. wiseowl
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    2018 BUTTERFLY & MOTHS IMAGES

    Just another Comma,,,,,,,
    Just another Comma,,,,,,,
    Just another Comma,,,,,,,
    Just another Comma,,,,,,,
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  3. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S BUZZING OR FLYING NEAR YOU 2018

    I saw this Common Tern at Poole Quay flying around where there were lots of people crabbing but the Tern ignored them so I tried a few shots with the Canon, bridge cameras are not known for...
    I saw this Common Tern at Poole Quay flying around where there were lots of people crabbing but the Tern ignored them so I tried a few shots with the Canon, bridge cameras are not known for capturing fast moving things but just on auto and using the LCD and at 60x zoom and cropped they still...
    I saw this Common Tern at Poole Quay flying around where there were lots of people crabbing but the Tern ignored them so I tried a few shots with the Canon, bridge cameras are not known for capturing fast moving things but just on auto and using...
    I saw this Common Tern at Poole Quay flying around where there were lots of people crabbing but the Tern ignored them so I tried a few shots with the Canon, bridge cameras are not known for...
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  4. Sheal
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    Land/Water Wildlife

    Some more Sika Deer, yesterday in the late evening sun Sun Sika
    Some more Sika Deer, yesterday in the late evening sun Sun Sika
    Some more Sika Deer, yesterday in the late evening sun Sun Sika
    Some more Sika Deer, yesterday in the late evening sun Sun Sika
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  5. ARMANDII
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    WILDLIFE GARDENS AND PONDS

    Tap water will be a small part of the problem luci other issues will come into play, i top up with tap water and do have a certain amount of algae but its at a level i am happy with.
    Tap water will be a small part of the problem luci other issues will come into play, i top up with tap water and do have a certain amount of algae but its at a level i am happy with.
    Tap water will be a small part of the problem luci other issues will come into play, i top up with tap water and do have a certain amount of algae but its at a level i am happy with.
    Tap water will be a small part of the problem luci other issues will come into play, i top up with tap water and do have a certain amount of algae but its at a level i am happy with.
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  6. Spruce
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    All you want to know about hedgehogs....

    Oh yes, lots and lots of food :snorky:. I aim to put enough food out so that there is always a little left over. That way I know everyone who visits gets a fair share. :). Buying in bulk works out the...
    Oh yes, lots and lots of food :snorky:. I aim to put enough food out so that there is always a little left over. That way I know everyone who visits gets a fair share. :). Buying in bulk works out the cheapest option. I have three feeding stations too so there isn't too much competition over occupancy...
    Oh yes, lots and lots of food :snorky:. I aim to put enough food out so that there is always a little left over. That way I know everyone who visits gets a fair share. :). Buying in bulk works out the cheapest option. I have three feeding stations too so...
    Oh yes, lots and lots of food :snorky:. I aim to put enough food out so that there is always a little left over. That way I know everyone who visits gets a fair share. :). Buying in bulk works out the...
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  7. alex-adam
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    Harlequin Ladybird Survey

    Boldly bumping this once more. The harlequin ladybirds have been a nightmare on my patch. Although we have hoovered up hundreds of them for disposal, there are still very many left to get rid of....
    Boldly bumping this once more. The harlequin ladybirds have been a nightmare on my patch. Although we have hoovered up hundreds of them for disposal, there are still very many left to get rid of. They exude a yellow sickly smelling mess when squashed which stains everything it touches. I`m...
    Boldly bumping this once more. The harlequin ladybirds have been a nightmare on my patch. Although we have hoovered up hundreds of them for disposal, there are still very many left to get rid of. They exude a yellow sickly smelling mess when...
    Boldly bumping this once more. The harlequin ladybirds have been a nightmare on my patch. Although we have hoovered up hundreds of them for disposal, there are still very many left to get rid of....
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  8. ARMANDII
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    BUTTERFLY IDENTIFICATION AND CARE

    Red Admirals and Orange Tips (Anthocharis cardamines) in evidence here in Sowerby Bridge. The former frequent; the latter - of which I admit I've only seen one so far - gravitating towards the...
    Red Admirals and Orange Tips (Anthocharis cardamines) in evidence here in Sowerby Bridge. The former frequent; the latter - of which I admit I've only seen one so far - gravitating towards the purple globe primula, pink and purple osteospermums, and another fancy purplish flower I have and of...
    Red Admirals and Orange Tips (Anthocharis cardamines) in evidence here in Sowerby Bridge. The former frequent; the latter - of which I admit I've only seen one so far - gravitating towards the purple globe primula, pink and purple...
    Red Admirals and Orange Tips (Anthocharis cardamines) in evidence here in Sowerby Bridge. The former frequent; the latter - of which I admit I've only seen one so far - gravitating towards the...
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  10. eddybaby
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    Bird Bath

    They do it in the bird seed trays too.
    They do it in the bird seed trays too.
    They do it in the bird seed trays too.
    They do it in the bird seed trays too.
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  11. Whippet

    Another moth ID, please.

    Thank you so much, wiseowl. It really was a beautiful colour. This picture doesn't do it justice.
    Thank you so much, wiseowl. It really was a beautiful colour. This picture doesn't do it justice.
    Thank you so much, wiseowl. It really was a beautiful colour. This picture doesn't do it justice.
    Thank you so much, wiseowl. It really was a beautiful colour. This picture doesn't do it justice.
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  12. jane0o0

    What is this

    Jane most likely the heats way to much because it gets to we all one way or another :)
    Jane most likely the heats way to much because it gets to we all one way or another :)
    Jane most likely the heats way to much because it gets to we all one way or another :)
    Jane most likely the heats way to much because it gets to we all one way or another :)
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  13. luciusmaximus

    Hedgehog Info

    Rehabbers Area | Vale WildlifeI thought this may be of interest, particularly to those who feed hedgehogs. The information towards the bottom of the page along with the video is the relevant bit.
    Rehabbers Area | Vale WildlifeI thought this may be of interest, particularly to those who feed hedgehogs. The information towards the bottom of the page along with the video is the relevant bit.
    Rehabbers Area | Vale WildlifeI thought this may be of interest, particularly to those who feed hedgehogs. The information towards the bottom of the page along with the video is the relevant bit.
    Rehabbers Area | Vale WildlifeI thought this may be of interest, particularly to those who feed hedgehogs. The information towards the bottom of the page along with the video is the relevant bit.
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  14. Doghouse Riley
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    A New Visitor to Our Bird Feeder House

    Thanks for that, we have had some starlings and they had their young on the fence and were feeding them a couple of weeks back. This must have been one of them that's got bigger. Hasn't got its...
    Thanks for that, we have had some starlings and they had their young on the fence and were feeding them a couple of weeks back. This must have been one of them that's got bigger. Hasn't got its distinctive markings yet.
    Thanks for that, we have had some starlings and they had their young on the fence and were feeding them a couple of weeks back. This must have been one of them that's got bigger. Hasn't got its distinctive markings yet.
    Thanks for that, we have had some starlings and they had their young on the fence and were feeding them a couple of weeks back. This must have been one of them that's got bigger. Hasn't got its...
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  15. karaman

    What makes holes like this?

    If it was a mole there would probably be a pile of soil above the hole. :)
    If it was a mole there would probably be a pile of soil above the hole. :)
    If it was a mole there would probably be a pile of soil above the hole. :)
    If it was a mole there would probably be a pile of soil above the hole. :)
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  16. Scrungee
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    Exmoor Ponies

    Just been through my pics taken a few weeks ago, again on top of Dunkery Beacon, Exmoor, one of my favourite places to visit.
    Just been through my pics taken a few weeks ago, again on top of Dunkery Beacon, Exmoor, one of my favourite places to visit.
    Just been through my pics taken a few weeks ago, again on top of Dunkery Beacon, Exmoor, one of my favourite places to visit.
    Just been through my pics taken a few weeks ago, again on top of Dunkery Beacon, Exmoor, one of my favourite places to visit.
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  17. Sheal

    What is it?

    Lovely view @Sheal - more spectacular when it`s frosted - and perfect for the Pine Marten.
    Lovely view @Sheal - more spectacular when it`s frosted - and perfect for the Pine Marten.
    Lovely view @Sheal - more spectacular when it`s frosted - and perfect for the Pine Marten.
    Lovely view @Sheal - more spectacular when it`s frosted - and perfect for the Pine Marten.
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  18. BeeHappy
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    Bee Happy's Plants for Pollinator's- Page for friendly advice,suggestions & links

    @BeeHappy Just finished reading this book:A Sting in the Tale: Amazon.co.uk: Dave Goulson: 9780099575122: BooksExcellent somewhat academic book about Bumblebees. Have you read it? Now we are...
    @BeeHappy Just finished reading this book:A Sting in the Tale: Amazon.co.uk: Dave Goulson: 9780099575122: BooksExcellent somewhat academic book about Bumblebees. Have you read it? Now we are absolutely committed to plantings to encourage Bumblebees. What are your planting suggestions? ...
    @BeeHappy Just finished reading this book:A Sting in the Tale: Amazon.co.uk: Dave Goulson: 9780099575122: BooksExcellent somewhat academic book about Bumblebees. Have you read it? Now we are absolutely committed to plantings to encourage...
    @BeeHappy Just finished reading this book:A Sting in the Tale: Amazon.co.uk: Dave Goulson: 9780099575122: BooksExcellent somewhat academic book about Bumblebees. Have you read it? Now we are...
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  19. luciusmaximus

    Anyone with injured bird experience please

    Hello @Sian in Belgium that's all any of us can do in life what ever we cross is try our best :thumbsup:
    Hello @Sian in Belgium that's all any of us can do in life what ever we cross is try our best :thumbsup:
    Hello @Sian in Belgium that's all any of us can do in life what ever we cross is try our best :thumbsup:
    Hello @Sian in Belgium that's all any of us can do in life what ever we cross is try our best :thumbsup:
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  20. BeeHappy
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    The Big Garden Birdwatch 2018 Results

    Thanks BH, there from pond stretcher i think :scratch: one of the pond shops anyhow £2 :), i had the same packet two years ago and they all did very well, last year i spent a fortune on individual packets...
    Thanks BH, there from pond stretcher i think :scratch: one of the pond shops anyhow £2 :), i had the same packet two years ago and they all did very well, last year i spent a fortune on individual packets and they was rubbish :frown: so back to what i know, i might start them off in what was going to be a summer...
    Thanks BH, there from pond stretcher i think :scratch: one of the pond shops anyhow £2 :), i had the same packet two years ago and they all did very well, last year i spent a fortune on individual packets and they was rubbish :frown: so back to what i know, i...
    Thanks BH, there from pond stretcher i think :scratch: one of the pond shops anyhow £2 :), i had the same packet two years ago and they all did very well, last year i spent a fortune on individual packets...
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  21. Jiffy

    Question about bird feed

    I used to feed the birds here on the bird ball 50 in a tub for £5 but the squirrels used to destroy the food in no time besides the pigeons but they do get tried toast and bird balls off the...
    I used to feed the birds here on the bird ball 50 in a tub for £5 but the squirrels used to destroy the food in no time besides the pigeons but they do get tried toast and bird balls off the neighbour next door...they get the water from our garden back and front and 2 doors away both neighbours...
    I used to feed the birds here on the bird ball 50 in a tub for £5 but the squirrels used to destroy the food in no time besides the pigeons but they do get tried toast and bird balls off the neighbour next door...they get the water from our...
    I used to feed the birds here on the bird ball 50 in a tub for £5 but the squirrels used to destroy the food in no time besides the pigeons but they do get tried toast and bird balls off the...
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  22. Under The Flower Pot
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    Winter Feeding

    In Oxfordshire ? Thats bloomin' global warming for you :snorky:
    In Oxfordshire ? Thats bloomin' global warming for you :snorky:
    In Oxfordshire ? Thats bloomin' global warming for you :snorky:
    In Oxfordshire ? Thats bloomin' global warming for you :snorky:
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  23. Snorky85
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    Newt?

    unfortunately they didn't have the same protected status that they have now.
    unfortunately they didn't have the same protected status that they have now.
    unfortunately they didn't have the same protected status that they have now.
    unfortunately they didn't have the same protected status that they have now.
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  24. Scrungee
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    Roe Deer

    How cute :wub2:@honeybunny
    How cute :wub2:@honeybunny
    How cute :wub2:@honeybunny
    How cute :wub2:@honeybunny
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  25. strongylodon
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    Poole park, Baiter and Poole quay.

    Great pictures Strongy. :)
    Great pictures Strongy. :)
    Great pictures Strongy. :)
    Great pictures Strongy. :)
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  26. Redwing

    For Those Who Like Birds

    Buzzards are doing very well. Hen Harriers are not due to illegal persecution. This gives some background information.Wild Birds and the Law | Hen Harrier Protection - The RSPB
    Buzzards are doing very well. Hen Harriers are not due to illegal persecution. This gives some background information.Wild Birds and the Law | Hen Harrier Protection - The RSPB
    Buzzards are doing very well. Hen Harriers are not due to illegal persecution. This gives some background information.Wild Birds and the Law | Hen Harrier Protection - The RSPB
    Buzzards are doing very well. Hen Harriers are not due to illegal persecution. This gives some background information.Wild Birds and the Law | Hen Harrier Protection - The RSPB
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  27. strongylodon
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    Nest box activity

    Bluetit activity around the nest box this morning :wub2: it is a returning visit so :fingers crossed: Had bluetits in there the first year it was up; last year, it was bees! Really hoping it will be the turn of the...
    Bluetit activity around the nest box this morning :wub2: it is a returning visit so :fingers crossed: Had bluetits in there the first year it was up; last year, it was bees! Really hoping it will be the turn of the bluetits this year again.
    Bluetit activity around the nest box this morning :wub2: it is a returning visit so :fingers crossed: Had bluetits in there the first year it was up; last year, it was bees! Really hoping it will be the turn of the bluetits this year again.
    Bluetit activity around the nest box this morning :wub2: it is a returning visit so :fingers crossed: Had bluetits in there the first year it was up; last year, it was bees! Really hoping it will be the turn of the...
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  28. Doghouse Riley
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    Nesting Materials

    I don't know the name of these shrubs but they don't grow naturally like this they was flopping on the flooor, ive been training them by tying it up and pruning.
    I don't know the name of these shrubs but they don't grow naturally like this they was flopping on the flooor, ive been training them by tying it up and pruning.
    I don't know the name of these shrubs but they don't grow naturally like this they was flopping on the flooor, ive been training them by tying it up and pruning.
    I don't know the name of these shrubs but they don't grow naturally like this they was flopping on the flooor, ive been training them by tying it up and pruning.
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  29. Kandy
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    1st Spring Lambs

    I always thing "covering" is a lovely polite term that can be used anytime. Far better than any of the words I have in my vocabulary :biggrin:
    I always thing "covering" is a lovely polite term that can be used anytime. Far better than any of the words I have in my vocabulary :biggrin:
    I always thing "covering" is a lovely polite term that can be used anytime. Far better than any of the words I have in my vocabulary :biggrin:
    I always thing "covering" is a lovely polite term that can be used anytime. Far better than any of the words I have in my vocabulary :biggrin:
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