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by Placido
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: Wasp
Replies: 33
Views: 16900

Re: Wasp

First queen wasp of the season, prospecting for a nest site along the facia/soffit. Not thrilled about this :sadbanana:
by Placido
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: WREN
Replies: 0
Views: 3

WREN

Fancy that - we haven't had a proper Wren topic :eek: Saw what must have been the same one twice today. Both times it had something in its beak and dived headlong into the holly bush which shares space with a clematis, a pyrawotsit and, until yesterday, an unwelcome cherry. I reckon the wrens are sh...
by Placido
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: NEWTS
Replies: 7
Views: 2971

Re: NEWTS

Why are they late this year?? Glad they're out and about anyway :nod:.
by Placido
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: BUTTERFLIES
Replies: 237
Views: 92784

Re: BUTTERFLIES

No holly blues (rarely see them anyway) but multiples of OTs (Americaspeak) and some SBFs too :).
by Placido
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: TADPOLES
Replies: 111
Views: 44911

Re: TADPOLES

Ancient tradition has it that the first free-swimming tadpoles (F-STs) are eligible for entry into the Great Easter Egg Hunt :nod:. There's always a rush :grouphug: :woohoo: :bolt: :dogrun:
by Placido
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: BUTTERFLIES
Replies: 237
Views: 92784

Re: BUTTERFLIES

A warm 65F brought out my first glimpse of this year's orange tip :butterfly: :rara: !
About 2 hours later there was another one :eek:, or possibly the first one flying backwards :shrug:. Anyway, the OTs are here again :yes:
by Placido
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1212
Views: 288122

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

:clap: Brilliant !! Day made :yes:
by Placido
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1212
Views: 288122

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Fairly frequent visitor, song thrush, today having a joyous bath with a male chaffinch eating close by.
Camera in next room :( :rolleyes:
by Placido
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: TADPOLES
Replies: 111
Views: 44911

Re: TADPOLES

:goodevil: Sun + taddies = fledgies
Isn't Nature wonderful :clap:
by Placido
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: SPARROWHAWK
Replies: 46
Views: 26575

Re: SPARROWHAWK

First sight this morning - a small heap of sparrow feathers on the lawn. Sprawk's breakfast :(.