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by Jacksparrow
Tue May 19, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Gardening
Topic: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??
Replies: 327
Views: 148375

Re: WHAT'S GROWING IN YOUR GARDEN ??

At present the Rowan tree is covered in blossom and is attracting loads of bees and other insects. The buzzing from all the insects can be heard clearly.
Also in blossom at present is my Elder tree.
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by Jacksparrow
Tue May 19, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Gardening
Topic: THE LIFE OF PEA
Replies: 22
Views: 1172

Re: THE LIFE OF PEA

.....and so on skywards
by Jacksparrow
Tue May 19, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: DAMSELFLIES
Replies: 31
Views: 17871

Re: DAMSELFLIES

Today a female Azure Damselfly
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by Jacksparrow
Tue May 19, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1460
Views: 444385

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

A Sparrow fledgling(the first this year) plus adult Sparrows carrying nesting materials and mating.(not at the same time :) )
by Jacksparrow
Mon May 18, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Pond Life
Topic: TADPOLES
Replies: 164
Views: 62740

Re: TADPOLES

The long dry spell we are enjoying in the SW Midlands has been playing havoc with the oxygen levels in the relined pond. There are oxygenating plants in there but the tadders have been showing signs that they were having problems for a few weeks now. Today there were a few bodies floating on the sur...
by Jacksparrow
Mon May 18, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1460
Views: 444385

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

A wren this morning, having a shy little bath while it thought it was all alone. Bless :) Never seen a wren in or around the water feature :rolleyes: ever, ever. Yes, they should be called The Very Shy Wren. I haven't seen one in my garden for a couple of years though I read they are one of the mos...
by Jacksparrow
Sun May 17, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Plants
Topic: Plant ID
Replies: 92
Views: 9994

Re: Plant ID

Not a bad effort seeing as it's only a baby. I was was beginning to worry for willpar's welfare while he tried to measure it. :nod:
by Jacksparrow
Fri May 15, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: STARLINGS
Replies: 398
Views: 159352

Re: STARLINGS

Yet again I heard them(The Sturklets) but didn't get the full visit. It may have been that I was giving my patch a little tidy up not that you'd notice the difference. :shake: Now now, be 'onest, we know you have a small army of Rent-a-Serf bods doing the backbreaking work. No they've been furlough...
by Jacksparrow
Fri May 15, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Great Tits.
Replies: 12
Views: 423

Re: Great Tits.

Here's hoping for a happy outcome. I can't wait for the fluffy GT fledglings first appearance :nod:
by Jacksparrow
Thu May 14, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Other Animals and Insects
Topic: BUTTERFLIES
Replies: 310
Views: 126368

Re: BUTTERFLIES

Willpar wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 11:48 am
Yesterday actually, seen a painted lady.
Good spot Willpar. I haven't seen a butterfly since the weather went cooler.