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  2. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S BUZZING OR FLYING NEAR YOU 2018

    Good afternoon all my friends
    Good afternoon all my friends
    Good afternoon all my friends
    Good afternoon all my friends
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  3. Sheal
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    Land/Water Wildlife

    Looks like it @Sheal, first brood could be in May and possibly another in mid summer.
    Looks like it @Sheal, first brood could be in May and possibly another in mid summer.
    Looks like it @Sheal, first brood could be in May and possibly another in mid summer.
    Looks like it @Sheal, first brood could be in May and possibly another in mid summer.
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  4. wiseowl
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    2018 BUTTERFLY & MOTHS IMAGES

    First Speckled Wood.
    First Speckled Wood.
    First Speckled Wood.
    First Speckled Wood.
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  5. ARMANDII
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    WILDLIFE GARDENS AND PONDS

    In the pond.........
    In the pond.........
    In the pond.........
    In the pond.........
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  6. Spruce
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    All you want to know about hedgehogs....

    It's difficult to say what you saw as I didn't see it for myself. Mum raises the hoglets by herself so it's unlikely you were looking at mum, dad and baby The babies are independent by 6-8 weeks...
    It's difficult to say what you saw as I didn't see it for myself. Mum raises the hoglets by herself so it's unlikely you were looking at mum, dad and baby The babies are independent by 6-8 weeks and generally seem to wander away to do their own thing. More research is needed into hedgehogs...
    It's difficult to say what you saw as I didn't see it for myself. Mum raises the hoglets by herself so it's unlikely you were looking at mum, dad and baby The babies are independent by 6-8 weeks and generally seem to wander away to do their own...
    It's difficult to say what you saw as I didn't see it for myself. Mum raises the hoglets by herself so it's unlikely you were looking at mum, dad and baby The babies are independent by 6-8 weeks...
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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. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. Doghouse Riley
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    Meet "Rocky."

    I think we all have a soft spot for the Robins Doghouse Riley. :) Recently having moved to a rural position I see quite a few now with up to half a dozen around the bird table together. They can be...
    I think we all have a soft spot for the Robins Doghouse Riley. :) Recently having moved to a rural position I see quite a few now with up to half a dozen around the bird table together. They can be vicious with each other and quite a few spats go on.A male Pheasant has recently become a regular...
    I think we all have a soft spot for the Robins Doghouse Riley. :) Recently having moved to a rural position I see quite a few now with up to half a dozen around the bird table together. They can be vicious with each other and quite a few spats go...
    I think we all have a soft spot for the Robins Doghouse Riley. :) Recently having moved to a rural position I see quite a few now with up to half a dozen around the bird table together. They can be...
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  25. Doghouse Riley
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    Meet "Fiona."

    I meant to mention earlier, you can choose from a huge selection of music hosted by YouTube to replace the original sound on your video recording. I chose something upbeat, but I think there's...
    I meant to mention earlier, you can choose from a huge selection of music hosted by YouTube to replace the original sound on your video recording. I chose something upbeat, but I think there's over a thousand tracks of non-copyright music from which to choose. The original sound would have been...
    I meant to mention earlier, you can choose from a huge selection of music hosted by YouTube to replace the original sound on your video recording. I chose something upbeat, but I think there's over a thousand tracks of non-copyright music from...
    I meant to mention earlier, you can choose from a huge selection of music hosted by YouTube to replace the original sound on your video recording. I chose something upbeat, but I think there's...
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  26. Scrungee

    Wilko wild bird photo competition

    8th Jan to 10th March 2018, £100 Wilko gift card prize.
    8th Jan to 10th March 2018, £100 Wilko gift card prize.
    8th Jan to 10th March 2018, £100 Wilko gift card prize.
    8th Jan to 10th March 2018, £100 Wilko gift card prize.
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  27. strongylodon
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    Birdwatch garden bird survey

    What did you see. Not a huge number here as some never turned up (although they were invited:biggrin:).Blackbird Starling House Sparrow Dunnock Blue Tit Coal Tit Chaffinch Goldfinch Pied Wagtail Siskins ...
    What did you see. Not a huge number here as some never turned up (although they were invited:biggrin:).Blackbird Starling House Sparrow Dunnock Blue Tit Coal Tit Chaffinch Goldfinch Pied Wagtail Siskins turned up on cue.:blue thumb:
    What did you see. Not a huge number here as some never turned up (although they were invited:biggrin:).Blackbird Starling House Sparrow Dunnock Blue Tit Coal Tit Chaffinch Goldfinch Pied Wagtail Siskins turned up on cue.:blue thumb:
    What did you see. Not a huge number here as some never turned up (although they were invited:biggrin:).Blackbird Starling House Sparrow Dunnock Blue Tit Coal Tit Chaffinch Goldfinch Pied Wagtail Siskins ...
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  28. luciusmaximus

    Bat Boxes

    It seems to have come all at once. I knew about the new power station. Its being built on the site of the existing one. The other stuff I did not know about and if I had I would not have come....
    It seems to have come all at once. I knew about the new power station. Its being built on the site of the existing one. The other stuff I did not know about and if I had I would not have come. Easy to be wise with hindsight. Currently trawling through Rightmove looking for somewhere to move to :rolleyespink:....
    It seems to have come all at once. I knew about the new power station. Its being built on the site of the existing one. The other stuff I did not know about and if I had I would not have come. Easy to be wise with hindsight. Currently trawling...
    It seems to have come all at once. I knew about the new power station. Its being built on the site of the existing one. The other stuff I did not know about and if I had I would not have come....
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  29. thriftybri
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    foxes

    @Sheal I'm surprised about that really :dunno:...you could always carry ...then you'll see one when your fingers have nearly gone:phew::heehee:
    @Sheal I'm surprised about that really :dunno:...you could always carry ...then you'll see one when your fingers have nearly gone:phew::heehee:
    @Sheal I'm surprised about that really :dunno:...you could always carry ...then you'll see one when your fingers have nearly gone:phew::heehee:
    @Sheal I'm surprised about that really :dunno:...you could always carry ...then you'll see one when your fingers have nearly gone:phew::heehee:
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