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  2. shiney
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    WHAT'S BUZZING OR FLYING NEAR YOU 2019

    Over the last couple of weeks I've had up to a dozen Wood Pigeons group feeding on one of my lawns. Would they eat Beech nuts please? That's all I can think of that would attract them.
    Over the last couple of weeks I've had up to a dozen Wood Pigeons group feeding on one of my lawns. Would they eat Beech nuts please? That's all I can think of that would attract them.
    Over the last couple of weeks I've had up to a dozen Wood Pigeons group feeding on one of my lawns. Would they eat Beech nuts please? That's all I can think of that would attract them.
    Over the last couple of weeks I've had up to a dozen Wood Pigeons group feeding on one of my lawns. Would they eat Beech nuts please? That's all I can think of that would attract them.
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  3. wiseowl
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    Agree x 5

    Hedgehogs and Bonfires

    I have 3 Hedgehogs as permanent residents in the garden due to the fact they can't dig under the fences or under the Garden Gate............so they're safe enough.:cat-kittyandsmiley::coffee::thumbsup:
    I have 3 Hedgehogs as permanent residents in the garden due to the fact they can't dig under the fences or under the Garden Gate............so they're safe enough.:cat-kittyandsmiley::coffee::thumbsup:
    I have 3 Hedgehogs as permanent residents in the garden due to the fact they can't dig under the fences or under the Garden Gate............so they're safe enough.:cat-kittyandsmiley::coffee::thumbsup:
    I have 3 Hedgehogs as permanent residents in the garden due to the fact they can't dig under the fences or under the Garden Gate............so they're safe enough.:cat-kittyandsmiley::coffee::thumbsup:
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  4. Sheal
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    Land/Water Wildlife

    Can just about see a hedgehog in the feeding station
    Can just about see a hedgehog in the feeding station
    Can just about see a hedgehog in the feeding station
    Can just about see a hedgehog in the feeding station
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  5. Marley Farley
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    2019 BUTTERFLY and MOTH IMAGES..

    Sat on the bench at the back of the house which is very sunny and a swam of ladybirds arrived for the winter
    Sat on the bench at the back of the house which is very sunny and a swam of ladybirds arrived for the winter
    Sat on the bench at the back of the house which is very sunny and a swam of ladybirds arrived for the winter
    Sat on the bench at the back of the house which is very sunny and a swam of ladybirds arrived for the winter
    Brim.JPG PEA.JPG spec wood.jpg peacock.jpg speck woodA.jpg speck woodC.jpg
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  6. Spruce
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    All you want to know about hedgehogs....

    Just been watching 2 feeding together, a small and a large one they stayed there for about 10 minutes.
    Just been watching 2 feeding together, a small and a large one they stayed there for about 10 minutes.
    Just been watching 2 feeding together, a small and a large one they stayed there for about 10 minutes.
    Just been watching 2 feeding together, a small and a large one they stayed there for about 10 minutes.
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  8. Snorky85

    Birdfeeders - how many and how often do you refill?

    Feed Wheat can be a cheap filler
    Feed Wheat can be a cheap filler
    Feed Wheat can be a cheap filler
    Feed Wheat can be a cheap filler
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  9. roders

    Is this a female Blackbird?

    Blackbird as mentioned but it looks like it's from a late brood.
    Blackbird as mentioned but it looks like it's from a late brood.
    Blackbird as mentioned but it looks like it's from a late brood.
    Blackbird as mentioned but it looks like it's from a late brood.
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  10. mazambo

    Worn out bee?

    I only recently found out that active bees in the summer will actually have a sleep on a leaf during the day and also overnight.13 Things you Didn't Know About The Bumble Bee
    I only recently found out that active bees in the summer will actually have a sleep on a leaf during the day and also overnight.13 Things you Didn't Know About The Bumble Bee
    I only recently found out that active bees in the summer will actually have a sleep on a leaf during the day and also overnight.13 Things you Didn't Know About The Bumble Bee
    I only recently found out that active bees in the summer will actually have a sleep on a leaf during the day and also overnight.13 Things you Didn't Know About The Bumble Bee
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  11. SimonZ
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    Sheep with back and white face

    On another thread I called them Panda Sheep :dbgrtmb:
    On another thread I called them Panda Sheep :dbgrtmb:
    On another thread I called them Panda Sheep :dbgrtmb:
    On another thread I called them Panda Sheep :dbgrtmb:
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  12. Selleri

    Reducing food waste, what's good and what's not?

    No it's a feeding station to keep the food dry, the 2 bricks are about 5inc away from the opening to stop cats getting in to eat the food. Thinking of putting another one out in the spring just in...
    No it's a feeding station to keep the food dry, the 2 bricks are about 5inc away from the opening to stop cats getting in to eat the food. Thinking of putting another one out in the spring just in case they have some babies.
    No it's a feeding station to keep the food dry, the 2 bricks are about 5inc away from the opening to stop cats getting in to eat the food. Thinking of putting another one out in the spring just in case they have some babies.
    No it's a feeding station to keep the food dry, the 2 bricks are about 5inc away from the opening to stop cats getting in to eat the food. Thinking of putting another one out in the spring just in...
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  13. shiney

    Helping Bees?

    and the B: Live Biomass , how would any one like to live with that at the bottom of the house , mine all had mesh floors so ny mess would easily fall through and help keep the hive warm and dry...
    and the B: Live Biomass , how would any one like to live with that at the bottom of the house , mine all had mesh floors so ny mess would easily fall through and help keep the hive warm and dry and ...... talk about rose tinted glasses ....
    and the B: Live Biomass , how would any one like to live with that at the bottom of the house , mine all had mesh floors so ny mess would easily fall through and help keep the hive warm and dry and ...... talk about rose tinted glasses ....
    and the B: Live Biomass , how would any one like to live with that at the bottom of the house , mine all had mesh floors so ny mess would easily fall through and help keep the hive warm and dry...
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  14. mazambo

    Squirrel Feeder

    I don't mind 1 or 2 it's nice to see them having fun chasing the magpie's :biggrin: but here we have too many so i have to keep them under control or they're be back to high numbers and do alot of damage...
    I don't mind 1 or 2 it's nice to see them having fun chasing the magpie's :biggrin: but here we have too many so i have to keep them under control or they're be back to high numbers and do alot of damage to trees and one lady had them in her loft and chewed the wire's, not good
    I don't mind 1 or 2 it's nice to see them having fun chasing the magpie's :biggrin: but here we have too many so i have to keep them under control or they're be back to high numbers and do alot of damage to trees and one lady had them in her loft and...
    I don't mind 1 or 2 it's nice to see them having fun chasing the magpie's :biggrin: but here we have too many so i have to keep them under control or they're be back to high numbers and do alot of damage...
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  15. Loki
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    Hedgehogs! I’m a grandma!!!

    My apologies @Loki I've just seen this. I've been on holiday and then catching up for a week on things. Your babies look so cute :wub2:. Are they still around? Difficult to be precise from the pics but...
    My apologies @Loki I've just seen this. I've been on holiday and then catching up for a week on things. Your babies look so cute :wub2:. Are they still around? Difficult to be precise from the pics but they look to be around 4 -6 weeks old. In two of the pics the baby looks slightly elongated, like a...
    My apologies @Loki I've just seen this. I've been on holiday and then catching up for a week on things. Your babies look so cute :wub2:. Are they still around? Difficult to be precise from the pics but they look to be around 4 -6 weeks old. In two of...
    My apologies @Loki I've just seen this. I've been on holiday and then catching up for a week on things. Your babies look so cute :wub2:. Are they still around? Difficult to be precise from the pics but...
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  16. mazambo
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    Hummingbird moth

    Thanks, that's them I think, but I really wish I hadn't asked after reading that. :biggrin:Nick
    Thanks, that's them I think, but I really wish I hadn't asked after reading that. :biggrin:Nick
    Thanks, that's them I think, but I really wish I hadn't asked after reading that. :biggrin:Nick
    Thanks, that's them I think, but I really wish I hadn't asked after reading that. :biggrin:Nick
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  17. ThePlantAssassin
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    Oh the simple things..........

    Isn't it lovely how sometimes the simplest things cause the most joy. This afternoon feasting on my white buddleia (that incidentally I was going to dig up a couple months ago but thankfully...
    Isn't it lovely how sometimes the simplest things cause the most joy. This afternoon feasting on my white buddleia (that incidentally I was going to dig up a couple months ago but thankfully changed my mind) sat 2 Red Admirals and 3 humongous round fat gorgeous bees and a blueish white butterfly...
    Isn't it lovely how sometimes the simplest things cause the most joy. This afternoon feasting on my white buddleia (that incidentally I was going to dig up a couple months ago but thankfully changed my mind) sat 2 Red Admirals and 3 humongous...
    Isn't it lovely how sometimes the simplest things cause the most joy. This afternoon feasting on my white buddleia (that incidentally I was going to dig up a couple months ago but thankfully...
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  18. Jack Sparrow

    Creating small wildlife patches in my garden.

    If you want to screen the area, and provide a little wind-proof barrier to prevent the seeds spreading, you could use bamboos fencing rolls? I think they sell them in Aldi as one of their...
    If you want to screen the area, and provide a little wind-proof barrier to prevent the seeds spreading, you could use bamboos fencing rolls? I think they sell them in Aldi as one of their specials? It is soft, so will flex around any obstacles, and the hollow stems will also provide a little...
    If you want to screen the area, and provide a little wind-proof barrier to prevent the seeds spreading, you could use bamboos fencing rolls? I think they sell them in Aldi as one of their specials? It is soft, so will flex around any obstacles,...
    If you want to screen the area, and provide a little wind-proof barrier to prevent the seeds spreading, you could use bamboos fencing rolls? I think they sell them in Aldi as one of their...
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  19. Marley Farley
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    INCREDIBLE... BIRD BREATH.!!

    @NigelJ it is quite amazing isn't it It is so cold there though,, Dedication to getting that best shot I suppose.!
    @NigelJ it is quite amazing isn't it It is so cold there though,, Dedication to getting that best shot I suppose.!
    @NigelJ it is quite amazing isn't it It is so cold there though,, Dedication to getting that best shot I suppose.!
    @NigelJ it is quite amazing isn't it It is so cold there though,, Dedication to getting that best shot I suppose.!
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  20. ThePlantAssassin

    Ewww what is this?

    Horseflys are brown and can give you a nasty bite, you hardly ever find them in houses or urban town gardens.
    Horseflys are brown and can give you a nasty bite, you hardly ever find them in houses or urban town gardens.
    Horseflys are brown and can give you a nasty bite, you hardly ever find them in houses or urban town gardens.
    Horseflys are brown and can give you a nasty bite, you hardly ever find them in houses or urban town gardens.
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  21. luciusmaximus

    Hedgehogs - please watch

    I know that this is a old thread but this video is unavailable.
    I know that this is a old thread but this video is unavailable.
    I know that this is a old thread but this video is unavailable.
    I know that this is a old thread but this video is unavailable.
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  22. Jiffy

    Id flying bug please

    Thank you Pete and ScrungeeI was also thinking Shield bug but couldn't find anything in my books, was also thinking it could be a Bronze shield bug
    Thank you Pete and ScrungeeI was also thinking Shield bug but couldn't find anything in my books, was also thinking it could be a Bronze shield bug
    Thank you Pete and ScrungeeI was also thinking Shield bug but couldn't find anything in my books, was also thinking it could be a Bronze shield bug
    Thank you Pete and ScrungeeI was also thinking Shield bug but couldn't find anything in my books, was also thinking it could be a Bronze shield bug
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  23. Joolz
    Like x 4

    Muntjac in my garden.

    I've got fallow deer, more than we really want. They look lovely but just wait til they start nibbling your plants. The worst though is the males rubbing their itchy antlers on the young trees,...
    I've got fallow deer, more than we really want. They look lovely but just wait til they start nibbling your plants. The worst though is the males rubbing their itchy antlers on the young trees, sometimes killing them.
    I've got fallow deer, more than we really want. They look lovely but just wait til they start nibbling your plants. The worst though is the males rubbing their itchy antlers on the young trees, sometimes killing them.
    I've got fallow deer, more than we really want. They look lovely but just wait til they start nibbling your plants. The worst though is the males rubbing their itchy antlers on the young trees,...
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  24. RandyRos

    Mullein Moth Caterpillars

    So pretty. shame the moth is a bit dull lol
    So pretty. shame the moth is a bit dull lol
    So pretty. shame the moth is a bit dull lol
    So pretty. shame the moth is a bit dull lol
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  25. strongylodon

    Australian Birds

    Black Crowned Night Heron, Kowloon Gardens Hong Kong.Black Collared Starling.Red Whiskered Bulbul Kowloon gardens.Eastern Great White Egret, Hong Kong Harbour.
    Black Crowned Night Heron, Kowloon Gardens Hong Kong.Black Collared Starling.Red Whiskered Bulbul Kowloon gardens.Eastern Great White Egret, Hong Kong Harbour.
    Black Crowned Night Heron, Kowloon Gardens Hong Kong.Black Collared Starling.Red Whiskered Bulbul Kowloon gardens.Eastern Great White Egret, Hong Kong Harbour.
    Black Crowned Night Heron, Kowloon Gardens Hong Kong.Black Collared Starling.Red Whiskered Bulbul Kowloon gardens.Eastern Great White Egret, Hong Kong Harbour.
    Kookaburra 3.JPG Masked Lapwing -Manly.JPG Bush Stone Curlew 4.JPG White Cheeked Honey Eater 2.JPG Spinifex Pigeon 2.JPG Comb Crested Jacana5.JPG
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  26. Loki

    Echinops and shield bugs

    Just wondered if anyone has come across this before? My echinops nitro is teaming with some sort of shield bug. I'm not concerned about them, just curious, I've never seen them in such numbers on...
    Just wondered if anyone has come across this before? My echinops nitro is teaming with some sort of shield bug. I'm not concerned about them, just curious, I've never seen them in such numbers on one plant before. :noidea:
    Just wondered if anyone has come across this before? My echinops nitro is teaming with some sort of shield bug. I'm not concerned about them, just curious, I've never seen them in such numbers on one plant before. :noidea:
    Just wondered if anyone has come across this before? My echinops nitro is teaming with some sort of shield bug. I'm not concerned about them, just curious, I've never seen them in such numbers on...
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  27. roders
    Like x 12

    My Blackbirds.

    My Parson Jack Russells wouldn't agree with you:heehee: I have 4 pairs of blackbirds in the garden this year and every year
    My Parson Jack Russells wouldn't agree with you:heehee: I have 4 pairs of blackbirds in the garden this year and every year
    My Parson Jack Russells wouldn't agree with you:heehee: I have 4 pairs of blackbirds in the garden this year and every year
    My Parson Jack Russells wouldn't agree with you:heehee: I have 4 pairs of blackbirds in the garden this year and every year
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