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Land/Water Wildlife

Discussion in 'Wildlife Corner' started by Sheal, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. Mike Allen

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    Apparently, foxes and some birds such as blackbirds and thrushes, ( haven't seen a thrush for ages) they will tap the ground. This supposidly causes the worm to interpret the tapping as the sound of rain. What a high price to pay for a drink. hic!
     
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    • Mike Allen

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      Check out EBay. There are several trail cameras, starting around £25.00
       
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        What does left overs mean? :lunapic 130165696578242 5:

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          Our Hedgehog is still coming for food every night, it's been so mild he hasn't needed to go into hibernation yet.
           
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            Thank you Mike. :thumbsup:
             
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            The Grey Seal showed itself at Portland Bill this afternoon.
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            With a bit of zoom.:smile:
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              Brilliant zoom Strongy :thumbsup:
               
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                Have you ever watched the seagulls :biggrin:
                 
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                • strongylodon

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                  Two hours on Brownsea Island during the 3.5 hour bird boat tour around Poole harbour.
                  It is closed to the public Nov through to Feb so it was quiet there today.
                  One squirrel was just a few feet away and had a big lunch!
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                  Young Sika
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                    I'll be staying nearby in mid March when it opens on weekdays again. Does the ferry need booking in advance at that time of year?
                     
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                    @Scrungee I think the ferry is only bookable for school and scout groups.
                    The chain ferry from Studland to Sandbanks is still out of action but should be back in service by February otherwise you have to go from Poole quay.
                     

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