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 Waxwings which descended on us Dec 2004, the first picture shows about a quarter of the flock, the local paper had reports of up to 400 in some areas of the town.

Lyn


 


 

How do you all get your photos onto the forum with a ipad mini there doesn't seem to be a way I've taken photos but can not put them on here
Lyn

You cant Tracy. I have android and that's the same, have to come on to main computer to put the photo's on.

Hedge Hog



forget me nots and ranunculas in our spring garden

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Pottie Pam



The first adder I've seen this year. We are lucky to have adders and grass snakes living opposite our house on an area of gorse and heather. there are glow worms there also in the summer.

Salino

..another thread I've only just caught up with - people are very lucky to have all these lovely creatures visiting their gardens... well, apart from the slugs perhaps...

due to forum issues it's been quite a task viewing them all...

Rebecca64

Amazing pictures everyone. I have really enjoyed scrolling through every one of them 

. Here is my contribution.

 


 I love taking photo's of wildlife


 

 


 above....is a tame robin we used to have visit every single day. He would feed from my hand. We dont see him anymore and we miss him 


 


 This Robin visits my garden. I noticed it was a peculiar colour. I have been informed it has a plumage abnormality, and is leucistic.


 above....a dunnock


 


 above is a young greenfinch having a drink 


 Female Blackbird


 and a Redpoll.

Sorry for posting so many pics, I really couldn't resist 

BobTheGardener

"Of course I can carry one more worm!"


 

SwissSue

OH rescuing loved up toads from wire netting at our pond outlet.


 

gardeningfantic

super pictures.. love them keep them coming.. love the redpoll.. dont get them in my garden at all..

love the wildlife we get this country..

Daintiness

My blue tits fledged on Saturdy 1st June and this one was the last to leave the box. Seven fledged altogether and we have thoroughly enjoyed watching them on our nest box camera over the last few weeks.

 

 

 


 

nutcutlet

Nice to see this thread back in action. I'd forgotten it. Nice pic daintiness.

I have a Green Carpet moth to offer. One from last weekend's trap.


 

fidgetbones

How do you set up a mothtrap.? I would like to see what we get  at night.  No bats so far this year.

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steve i love your squirrel proof feeder

what a pretty moth nut

nutcutlet
fidgetbones wrote (see)

How do you set up a mothtrap.? I would like to see what we get  at night.  No bats so far this year.

sorry fb I missed this yesterday. we have a rather crude Skinner type trap, see link.

http://www.sussex-butterflies.org.uk/species/moths/mothing%20guide.html

we leave it on all night and see what we've got in the mornings. the moths are atracted to the light and crash around like they do, fall through a narrow gap between two sheets of perspex, can't get out and hide amonst the egg boxes in the bottom til we come and look. we have a friend who's had a lot of experience and we sit there with the moth book and camera identifying the moths. Coffee and crissants are essential to the event. 

bats are very low here this year, maybe the weather of the last year has been too much for them. our bedroom window is still covered with droppings and pee though.

Steve Worthing
Aliesh wrote (see)

steve i love your squirrel proof feeder

what a pretty moth nut

Its an anti Pidgeon device

luckly i don't have any Squirrels in my garden. The best feeder i have bought is this anti Starling one, not cheap but does the job

 

 

Elusive

Spotted this little fella today loving the tiny flowers on my Basil

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b239/mattbeer87/DSCF5968_zpsd07174e1.jpg