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

    Looking quite fierce.
    Looking quite fierce.
    Looking quite fierce.
    Looking quite fierce.
    grey wag 1.JPG chiff 2.JPG chiff 4.JPG ring neck 1.JPG ring neck 4.JPG Y B Warbler 2.JPG
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  3. Marley Farley
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    2019 BUTTERFLY and MOTH IMAGES..

    Stunning photos as ever, @Scrungee !
    Stunning photos as ever, @Scrungee !
    Stunning photos as ever, @Scrungee !
    Stunning photos as ever, @Scrungee !
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  4. Spruce
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    All you want to know about hedgehogs....

    I found some old slow bend drainage pipes 4 inches insides and that's stopped the little monkey :biggrin: it's fun just watching the cctv of them trying to get in, he/she tried hard and i'm waiting for the...
    I found some old slow bend drainage pipes 4 inches insides and that's stopped the little monkey :biggrin: it's fun just watching the cctv of them trying to get in, he/she tried hard and i'm waiting for the pipe to disapper off around the fox's head :whistle: The little monkey has also chewed through the cable of...
    I found some old slow bend drainage pipes 4 inches insides and that's stopped the little monkey :biggrin: it's fun just watching the cctv of them trying to get in, he/she tried hard and i'm waiting for the pipe to disapper off around the fox's head :whistle: The...
    I found some old slow bend drainage pipes 4 inches insides and that's stopped the little monkey :biggrin: it's fun just watching the cctv of them trying to get in, he/she tried hard and i'm waiting for the...
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  6. 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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  8. Marley Farley
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    INCREDIBLE... BIRD BREATH.!!

    They are fantastic pictures. I must admit my first thought was how do you get a bird to smoke and then blow smoke rings.
    They are fantastic pictures. I must admit my first thought was how do you get a bird to smoke and then blow smoke rings.
    They are fantastic pictures. I must admit my first thought was how do you get a bird to smoke and then blow smoke rings.
    They are fantastic pictures. I must admit my first thought was how do you get a bird to smoke and then blow smoke rings.
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  9. Jack Sparrow

    Creating small wildlife patches in my garden.

    Since it's out of sight, Jack, I would provide cover and shelter with old twigs and prunings for insects and the like......and maybe a wild flower patch that can be left to do it's own thing.:dunno::coffee:
    Since it's out of sight, Jack, I would provide cover and shelter with old twigs and prunings for insects and the like......and maybe a wild flower patch that can be left to do it's own thing.:dunno::coffee:
    Since it's out of sight, Jack, I would provide cover and shelter with old twigs and prunings for insects and the like......and maybe a wild flower patch that can be left to do it's own thing.:dunno::coffee:
    Since it's out of sight, Jack, I would provide cover and shelter with old twigs and prunings for insects and the like......and maybe a wild flower patch that can be left to do it's own thing.:dunno::coffee:
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  10. cindy

    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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Joolz
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    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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. mazambo

    Worn out bee?

    Yes, FC lots of bees and wasps - weather permitting. I've also had resident Miner bees since late Spring last year. :)
    Yes, FC lots of bees and wasps - weather permitting. I've also had resident Miner bees since late Spring last year. :)
    Yes, FC lots of bees and wasps - weather permitting. I've also had resident Miner bees since late Spring last year. :)
    Yes, FC lots of bees and wasps - weather permitting. I've also had resident Miner bees since late Spring last year. :)
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  18. roders
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    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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  19. JWK
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    Slow worm

    It's not a snake, it's a legless lizard and has a gross trick if picking it up by it's tail as Pete says.
    It's not a snake, it's a legless lizard and has a gross trick if picking it up by it's tail as Pete says.
    It's not a snake, it's a legless lizard and has a gross trick if picking it up by it's tail as Pete says.
    It's not a snake, it's a legless lizard and has a gross trick if picking it up by it's tail as Pete says.
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  20. Snorky85
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    Bee rescue

    A very commendable action you took there for our garden ally, Snorky85.I did something similar about a year ago, also using sugar solution. It was early in the season so there were not many...
    A very commendable action you took there for our garden ally, Snorky85.I did something similar about a year ago, also using sugar solution. It was early in the season so there were not many flowers around. Unfortunately, I did not take any pictures.As a cautionary note to other people...
    A very commendable action you took there for our garden ally, Snorky85.I did something similar about a year ago, also using sugar solution. It was early in the season so there were not many flowers around. Unfortunately, I did not take any...
    A very commendable action you took there for our garden ally, Snorky85.I did something similar about a year ago, also using sugar solution. It was early in the season so there were not many...
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  21. roders
    Friendly x 3

    Where are all my small wild birds gone?

    Noticeable drop in the number of small birds around me this winter - mostly down to the Red Kites which appear to be taking over ! Putting the feeders near the prickly hedge seemed to be...
    Noticeable drop in the number of small birds around me this winter - mostly down to the Red Kites which appear to be taking over ! Putting the feeders near the prickly hedge seemed to be appreciated & I have at least three nests in there this year so things should settle down. Now I need to do...
    Noticeable drop in the number of small birds around me this winter - mostly down to the Red Kites which appear to be taking over ! Putting the feeders near the prickly hedge seemed to be appreciated & I have at least three nests in there this...
    Noticeable drop in the number of small birds around me this winter - mostly down to the Red Kites which appear to be taking over ! Putting the feeders near the prickly hedge seemed to be...
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  22. Aldo

    Bees colonizing my garden sofa - Any way to convince them relocating?

    Thanks, if they do not vacate within a few weeks I might do just that, to minimize casualties.
    Thanks, if they do not vacate within a few weeks I might do just that, to minimize casualties.
    Thanks, if they do not vacate within a few weeks I might do just that, to minimize casualties.
    Thanks, if they do not vacate within a few weeks I might do just that, to minimize casualties.
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  23. pete
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    Mrs Fox.

    She appeared in the garden this morning with two cubs both the size of the one in the picture. owt you, get off my onions.Where the bigger cub I saw the other day is, is a mystery.They both...
    She appeared in the garden this morning with two cubs both the size of the one in the picture. owt you, get off my onions.Where the bigger cub I saw the other day is, is a mystery.They both wandered around the garden, then I heard a plop, one had tried to walk across the pond, but it...
    She appeared in the garden this morning with two cubs both the size of the one in the picture. owt you, get off my onions.Where the bigger cub I saw the other day is, is a mystery.They both wandered around the garden, then I heard a plop,...
    She appeared in the garden this morning with two cubs both the size of the one in the picture. owt you, get off my onions.Where the bigger cub I saw the other day is, is a mystery.They both...
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  24. wiseowl
    Agree x 4

    Myxomatosis

    We had a really bad outbreak a few years back now and for some reason all the infected bunnies seemed to head for our garden from the surrounding woods, and fields. Such a horrid disease with a...
    We had a really bad outbreak a few years back now and for some reason all the infected bunnies seemed to head for our garden from the surrounding woods, and fields. Such a horrid disease with a lingering death. I ended up taking several to our local vet, just couldn't stand to see them suffering...
    We had a really bad outbreak a few years back now and for some reason all the infected bunnies seemed to head for our garden from the surrounding woods, and fields. Such a horrid disease with a lingering death. I ended up taking several to our...
    We had a really bad outbreak a few years back now and for some reason all the infected bunnies seemed to head for our garden from the surrounding woods, and fields. Such a horrid disease with a...
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  25. Jenny namaste

    Red Kites

    We once had a lunch stop at the Chilterns Gateway visitor centre just off the M1 near Dunstable. It was raining. We couldn't see a thing and got very wet.G.
    We once had a lunch stop at the Chilterns Gateway visitor centre just off the M1 near Dunstable. It was raining. We couldn't see a thing and got very wet.G.
    We once had a lunch stop at the Chilterns Gateway visitor centre just off the M1 near Dunstable. It was raining. We couldn't see a thing and got very wet.G.
    We once had a lunch stop at the Chilterns Gateway visitor centre just off the M1 near Dunstable. It was raining. We couldn't see a thing and got very wet.G.
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  26. pete

    Anyone for golf

    Not seen any teeth marks, but your right they could be picking them up from someone's garden, nearest golf course is at least 4 or 5 miles away.
    Not seen any teeth marks, but your right they could be picking them up from someone's garden, nearest golf course is at least 4 or 5 miles away.
    Not seen any teeth marks, but your right they could be picking them up from someone's garden, nearest golf course is at least 4 or 5 miles away.
    Not seen any teeth marks, but your right they could be picking them up from someone's garden, nearest golf course is at least 4 or 5 miles away.
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  27. Mike77

    Ladybirds

    I haven't been in the garden of late due to health. I am constantly gathering up tiny baby Ladybugs that have hatched out in the seals of my double glazing.
    I haven't been in the garden of late due to health. I am constantly gathering up tiny baby Ladybugs that have hatched out in the seals of my double glazing.
    I haven't been in the garden of late due to health. I am constantly gathering up tiny baby Ladybugs that have hatched out in the seals of my double glazing.
    I haven't been in the garden of late due to health. I am constantly gathering up tiny baby Ladybugs that have hatched out in the seals of my double glazing.
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