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

    Pochard.Female.Shovelers.Ruff.
    Pochard.Female.Shovelers.Ruff.
    Pochard.Female.Shovelers.Ruff.
    Pochard.Female.Shovelers.Ruff.
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  3. Marley Farley
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    2019 BUTTERFLY and MOTH IMAGES..

    Thanks @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
    Thanks @Marley Farley :dbgrtmb:
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  4. Sheal
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    Like x 6

    Land/Water Wildlife

    @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...
    @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.
    @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.
    @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...
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  5. wiseowl
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    Agree x 4

    Hedgehogs and Bonfires

    I always check our bonfire heap first and run a pole into the bottom of it and rattle it around. Our bonfires are usually around 7ft diameter and 7ft high and we can have a couple a month at this...
    I always check our bonfire heap first and run a pole into the bottom of it and rattle it around. Our bonfires are usually around 7ft diameter and 7ft high and we can have a couple a month at this time of year - about once a month the rest of the time.I never know whether rattling through the...
    I always check our bonfire heap first and run a pole into the bottom of it and rattle it around. Our bonfires are usually around 7ft diameter and 7ft high and we can have a couple a month at this time of year - about once a month the rest of the...
    I always check our bonfire heap first and run a pole into the bottom of it and rattle it around. Our bonfires are usually around 7ft diameter and 7ft high and we can have a couple a month at this...
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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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  8. Steve R
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    Luxury Bug Hotel

    I know loads of people who have bought bug hotels over the last two or three years. And not one of them has a single bug in it.I'm think the insects didn't see the adverts.....
    I know loads of people who have bought bug hotels over the last two or three years. And not one of them has a single bug in it.I'm think the insects didn't see the adverts.....
    I know loads of people who have bought bug hotels over the last two or three years. And not one of them has a single bug in it.I'm think the insects didn't see the adverts.....
    I know loads of people who have bought bug hotels over the last two or three years. And not one of them has a single bug in it.I'm think the insects didn't see the adverts.....
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  9. wiseowl
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    2018 BUTTERFLY & MOTHS IMAGES

    CLOSEDNEW THREAD. HERE
    CLOSEDNEW THREAD. HERE
    CLOSEDNEW THREAD. HERE
    CLOSEDNEW THREAD. HERE
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  10. Sheal

    Feeding station

    Lucky you. I would be very excited to have a pine Martin coming into my garden!
    Lucky you. I would be very excited to have a pine Martin coming into my garden!
    Lucky you. I would be very excited to have a pine Martin coming into my garden!
    Lucky you. I would be very excited to have a pine Martin coming into my garden!
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  11. kr236rk

    Hornet

    Outdoors, it's only invasive species I strongly object to - some of which could have been contained & removed from the local environment by the powers that be, but are now far and wide. Mosquitoes...
    Outdoors, it's only invasive species I strongly object to - some of which could have been contained & removed from the local environment by the powers that be, but are now far and wide. Mosquitoes I can keep at bay with insect repellent when necessary.
    Outdoors, it's only invasive species I strongly object to - some of which could have been contained & removed from the local environment by the powers that be, but are now far and wide. Mosquitoes I can keep at bay with insect repellent when...
    Outdoors, it's only invasive species I strongly object to - some of which could have been contained & removed from the local environment by the powers that be, but are now far and wide. Mosquitoes...
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  12. mazambo
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    Rspb birdwatch

    Thanks for that info Redwing. Yes it could be a Black Headed Gull, will try and get a pic on Wednesday.
    Thanks for that info Redwing. Yes it could be a Black Headed Gull, will try and get a pic on Wednesday.
    Thanks for that info Redwing. Yes it could be a Black Headed Gull, will try and get a pic on Wednesday.
    Thanks for that info Redwing. Yes it could be a Black Headed Gull, will try and get a pic on Wednesday.
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  13. strongylodon
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    Robins

    I can vouch they love mince pies, trouble is so do the blackbirds, magpies and starlings.
    I can vouch they love mince pies, trouble is so do the blackbirds, magpies and starlings.
    I can vouch they love mince pies, trouble is so do the blackbirds, magpies and starlings.
    I can vouch they love mince pies, trouble is so do the blackbirds, magpies and starlings.
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  14. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S BUZZING OR FLYING NEAR YOU 2018

    I think that is a Hairy, the Downy has a short bill but it is hard to determine from that photo.
    I think that is a Hairy, the Downy has a short bill but it is hard to determine from that photo.
    I think that is a Hairy, the Downy has a short bill but it is hard to determine from that photo.
    I think that is a Hairy, the Downy has a short bill but it is hard to determine from that photo.
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  15. miraflores

    Bugs in bird food

    I did - mine was ditched immediately and kept in the shed until bin day.
    I did - mine was ditched immediately and kept in the shed until bin day.
    I did - mine was ditched immediately and kept in the shed until bin day.
    I did - mine was ditched immediately and kept in the shed until bin day.
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  16. Doghouse Riley
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    Meet "Fiona."

    You can't help but admire the intellegence of these animals. The cubs grow so quckly.I guess it's because they don't survive many years, either in the wild or in suburbia, dangers for them...
    You can't help but admire the intellegence of these animals. The cubs grow so quckly.I guess it's because they don't survive many years, either in the wild or in suburbia, dangers for them everywhere.They also get a very undeserved bad press!
    You can't help but admire the intellegence of these animals. The cubs grow so quckly.I guess it's because they don't survive many years, either in the wild or in suburbia, dangers for them everywhere.They also get a very undeserved bad press!
    You can't help but admire the intellegence of these animals. The cubs grow so quckly.I guess it's because they don't survive many years, either in the wild or in suburbia, dangers for them...
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  17. Scrungee

    Grey Seals

    Girl Seal dreaming of Boy SealsSeal chat upSeal snog
    Girl Seal dreaming of Boy SealsSeal chat upSeal snog
    Girl Seal dreaming of Boy SealsSeal chat upSeal snog
    Girl Seal dreaming of Boy SealsSeal chat upSeal snog
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  18. wavebuster
    Friendly x 3

    Sad sad news

    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as...
    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as he seemed so intent on out fishing anyone on the boat with him. A good man and angler, may his rod...
    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as he seemed so intent on out fishing anyone on the...
    As an Freshwater fisherman I used to watch his programs and did enjoy them and, of course, there was always his trade mark laughter while fishing. I didn't enjoy his sea fishing trips as much as...
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  19. silu

    Never where you want them!

    Move the groundel to your garden, sorted!
    Move the groundel to your garden, sorted!
    Move the groundel to your garden, sorted!
    Move the groundel to your garden, sorted!
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  20. shiney
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    Semi-Wildlife???

    Sarafi, the cat from down the road that spends most of its time in our garden and propagator, was very interested in a squirrel.Sarafi stayed poised in this position for about four minutesThe...
    Sarafi, the cat from down the road that spends most of its time in our garden and propagator, was very interested in a squirrel.Sarafi stayed poised in this position for about four minutesThe Squirrel had spotted him right from the start and totally ignored himSarafi eventually jumped...
    Sarafi, the cat from down the road that spends most of its time in our garden and propagator, was very interested in a squirrel.Sarafi stayed poised in this position for about four minutesThe Squirrel had spotted him right from the start and...
    Sarafi, the cat from down the road that spends most of its time in our garden and propagator, was very interested in a squirrel.Sarafi stayed poised in this position for about four minutesThe...
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  21. Scrungee
    Funny x 9

    Stupid Rabbit (& now, stupid wasps)

    Never annoy a vegetarian, they don't know when to stop :yikes:
    Never annoy a vegetarian, they don't know when to stop :yikes:
    Never annoy a vegetarian, they don't know when to stop :yikes:
    Never annoy a vegetarian, they don't know when to stop :yikes:
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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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