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

    A few of a flock of over 100 linnets.Another Kestrel.
    A few of a flock of over 100 linnets.Another Kestrel.
    A few of a flock of over 100 linnets.Another Kestrel.
    A few of a flock of over 100 linnets.Another Kestrel.
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  3. wiseowl
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    2018 BUTTERFLY & MOTHS IMAGES

    A not particularly clear shot of a Clouded Yellow, the first I've seen(and probably the last) this year.
    A not particularly clear shot of a Clouded Yellow, the first I've seen(and probably the last) this year.
    A not particularly clear shot of a Clouded Yellow, the first I've seen(and probably the last) this year.
    A not particularly clear shot of a Clouded Yellow, the first I've seen(and probably the last) this year.
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  4. Sheal
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    Land/Water Wildlife

    Grey Seal off of Durlston Counrty Park, Swanage.
    Grey Seal off of Durlston Counrty Park, Swanage.
    Grey Seal off of Durlston Counrty Park, Swanage.
    Grey Seal off of Durlston Counrty Park, Swanage.
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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. roders
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    Pigeon bath time.

    You could have at least given them a saucer each!!!:biggrin:
    You could have at least given them a saucer each!!!:biggrin:
    You could have at least given them a saucer each!!!:biggrin:
    You could have at least given them a saucer each!!!:biggrin:
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  11. mazambo

    Spider

    Thanks everyone Can't say I've ever seen one before.
    Thanks everyone Can't say I've ever seen one before.
    Thanks everyone Can't say I've ever seen one before.
    Thanks everyone Can't say I've ever seen one before.
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  12. karaman

    butterfly and michaelmas daisy

    @wiseowl is right, nettles.
    @wiseowl is right, nettles.
    @wiseowl is right, nettles.
    @wiseowl is right, nettles.
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  13. pete

    Foxes

    Hi pete, I remember when I was in the rif raf, many moons ago:old:, and fishing the River Welland in Rutland late into the evening with Woods behind me and I heard a Fox scream like a Banshee. It must...
    Hi pete, I remember when I was in the rif raf, many moons ago:old:, and fishing the River Welland in Rutland late into the evening with Woods behind me and I heard a Fox scream like a Banshee. It must have been about 50 yards behind me and that sound made my blood run cold, I kid you not. When I...
    Hi pete, I remember when I was in the rif raf, many moons ago:old:, and fishing the River Welland in Rutland late into the evening with Woods behind me and I heard a Fox scream like a Banshee. It must have been about 50 yards behind me and that sound...
    Hi pete, I remember when I was in the rif raf, many moons ago:old:, and fishing the River Welland in Rutland late into the evening with Woods behind me and I heard a Fox scream like a Banshee. It must...
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  14. silu

    Lovely...but

    Dreadful idea @NigelJ but quite right :) .Hare was my grandmother's favourite meat. I couldn't possibly think of trapping and eating it tho......altho I thought that way about the deer until they...
    Dreadful idea @NigelJ but quite right :) .Hare was my grandmother's favourite meat. I couldn't possibly think of trapping and eating it tho......altho I thought that way about the deer until they started decimating my garden:gaah:. By the sounds of things @wiseowl I have everything in my garden to keep...
    Dreadful idea @NigelJ but quite right :) .Hare was my grandmother's favourite meat. I couldn't possibly think of trapping and eating it tho......altho I thought that way about the deer until they started decimating my garden:gaah:. By the sounds of...
    Dreadful idea @NigelJ but quite right :) .Hare was my grandmother's favourite meat. I couldn't possibly think of trapping and eating it tho......altho I thought that way about the deer until they...
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  15. silu

    Help with a bat anybody?

    No need, Loki, FC and I are good buddies.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
    No need, Loki, FC and I are good buddies.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
    No need, Loki, FC and I are good buddies.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
    No need, Loki, FC and I are good buddies.:love30::thumbsup::snorky:
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  16. Mike Allen

    Climate change and wildlife.

    Climate change is no doubt a problem but only two weeks ago i went to a spot where I used to go when I was in my early teens, so you can be talking 47 years ago, just short grass, no grazing or...
    Climate change is no doubt a problem but only two weeks ago i went to a spot where I used to go when I was in my early teens, so you can be talking 47 years ago, just short grass, no grazing or anything just short grass, I remember sitting watching skylarks miles and miles up in the sky singing,...
    Climate change is no doubt a problem but only two weeks ago i went to a spot where I used to go when I was in my early teens, so you can be talking 47 years ago, just short grass, no grazing or anything just short grass, I remember sitting...
    Climate change is no doubt a problem but only two weeks ago i went to a spot where I used to go when I was in my early teens, so you can be talking 47 years ago, just short grass, no grazing or...
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  17. SimonZ

    Caterpillar identification?

    Coincidence, I saw one of these on the IOW last week.
    Coincidence, I saw one of these on the IOW last week.
    Coincidence, I saw one of these on the IOW last week.
    Coincidence, I saw one of these on the IOW last week.
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  18. strongylodon
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    Some wildlife seen on our US trip

    So well captured Strongy (but what else would we expect) ... I particularly like the reflections in the squirrel and chipmunk eyes. :heehee: Thanks for sharing these and your scenery trips with us so...
    So well captured Strongy (but what else would we expect) ... I particularly like the reflections in the squirrel and chipmunk eyes. :heehee: Thanks for sharing these and your scenery trips with us so we could enjoy too. xx
    So well captured Strongy (but what else would we expect) ... I particularly like the reflections in the squirrel and chipmunk eyes. :heehee: Thanks for sharing these and your scenery trips with us so we could enjoy too. xx
    So well captured Strongy (but what else would we expect) ... I particularly like the reflections in the squirrel and chipmunk eyes. :heehee: Thanks for sharing these and your scenery trips with us so...
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  19. strongylodon
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    Some birds seen on our US trip

    Great photos!
    Great photos!
    Great photos!
    Great photos!
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  20. Loki

    Hogs

    We have 5 hogs must nights now, they even wait for me to bring out there food :pathd:
    We have 5 hogs must nights now, they even wait for me to bring out there food :pathd:
    We have 5 hogs must nights now, they even wait for me to bring out there food :pathd:
    We have 5 hogs must nights now, they even wait for me to bring out there food :pathd:
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  21. Sienna's Blossom
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    The Gardener's Friend - Very Cute!

    Fabulous. It's so thrilling to see them, in fact I feel quite honoured when they venture into our garden. We were lucky enough to have a new Mr & Mrs Snuffles appear only last week. Mr scuttled...
    Fabulous. It's so thrilling to see them, in fact I feel quite honoured when they venture into our garden. We were lucky enough to have a new Mr & Mrs Snuffles appear only last week. Mr scuttled off when I put my camera torch on but Mrs stood her ground. Keeping fingers crossed that we may see...
    Fabulous. It's so thrilling to see them, in fact I feel quite honoured when they venture into our garden. We were lucky enough to have a new Mr & Mrs Snuffles appear only last week. Mr scuttled off when I put my camera torch on but Mrs stood her...
    Fabulous. It's so thrilling to see them, in fact I feel quite honoured when they venture into our garden. We were lucky enough to have a new Mr & Mrs Snuffles appear only last week. Mr scuttled...
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  22. silu

    Anybody help me identify a bird I saw this morning.

    I went by your description of its movements @silu as this is how they always behave when we have seen them whilst out walking on our holidays and they usually flit along the tops of fence posts or...
    I went by your description of its movements @silu as this is how they always behave when we have seen them whilst out walking on our holidays and they usually flit along the tops of fence posts or they move along the footpaths just in front of where we are walking.The males always look like...
    I went by your description of its movements @silu as this is how they always behave when we have seen them whilst out walking on our holidays and they usually flit along the tops of fence posts or they move along the footpaths just in front of...
    I went by your description of its movements @silu as this is how they always behave when we have seen them whilst out walking on our holidays and they usually flit along the tops of fence posts or...
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  23. Jiffy
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    Id Toad please

    I've seen them in the past at any hour but I am surprised like you they mainly take cover during the day but you took good snaps mate :thumbsup:
    I've seen them in the past at any hour but I am surprised like you they mainly take cover during the day but you took good snaps mate :thumbsup:
    I've seen them in the past at any hour but I am surprised like you they mainly take cover during the day but you took good snaps mate :thumbsup:
    I've seen them in the past at any hour but I am surprised like you they mainly take cover during the day but you took good snaps mate :thumbsup:
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  24. Snorky85
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    So pleased to see this little tinker

    I was looking at hedgehog shots and just look at this little beauty...so cute :wub2:
    I was looking at hedgehog shots and just look at this little beauty...so cute :wub2:
    I was looking at hedgehog shots and just look at this little beauty...so cute :wub2:
    I was looking at hedgehog shots and just look at this little beauty...so cute :wub2:
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  25. silu

    Never where you want them!

    As I have mentioned a few times on GC, I have an area of land which I am trying (hard!) to put back to a bit of field after having had commercial kennels, concrete paths, you name it on it. We are...
    As I have mentioned a few times on GC, I have an area of land which I am trying (hard!) to put back to a bit of field after having had commercial kennels, concrete paths, you name it on it. We are very close after 2 years of blood sweat and tears to having the area good enough to be sown with...
    As I have mentioned a few times on GC, I have an area of land which I am trying (hard!) to put back to a bit of field after having had commercial kennels, concrete paths, you name it on it. We are very close after 2 years of blood sweat and tears...
    As I have mentioned a few times on GC, I have an area of land which I am trying (hard!) to put back to a bit of field after having had commercial kennels, concrete paths, you name it on it. We are...
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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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