WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

All the other creepy crawlies and animals that interact with your garden and the countryside
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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by nuthatch » Sun Aug 09, 2015 6:47 am

Wow :D 'citing :bunny:

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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:14 pm

If it had a black tip to it's tail it was a Stoat. There is also a chance it was a Polecat or a Mink :eek:

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Post by JooMoo » Sun Aug 09, 2015 8:49 pm

it was too fast for me to notice much more than its reddy tail.
I decided it was a stoat based on something on google saying a stoat was about squirrel sized and weasle more large rat sized.
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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:29 pm

Today I had a Wood Carder Bee in the garden. I don't recall seeing one before.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthidium_manicatum

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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Jacksparrow » Sun Aug 16, 2015 8:30 pm

Jacksparrow wrote:Today I had a Wood Carder Bee in the garden. I don't recall seeing one before.
www.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthidium_manicatum

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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Placido » Sun Aug 16, 2015 9:46 pm

Lovely !! That's surely a First :)

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Post by nuthatch » Fri Aug 28, 2015 3:41 pm

:yes: :)

:butterfly: From an open upstsirs window at lunchtime I saw a white butterfly cross the road at some speed :laugh:

I had to laugh - it looked so out of place somehow :unsure:

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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Jacksparrow » Fri Aug 28, 2015 8:40 pm

nuthatch wrote::yes: :)

:butterfly: From an open upstsirs window at lunchtime I saw a white butterfly cross the road at some speed :laugh:

I had to laugh - it looked so out of place somehow :unsure:
I would have thought flying would be much quicker but it may be afraid of heights :butterfly: :dogrun:

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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Placido » Fri Aug 28, 2015 9:45 pm

Meggle of the Month for that !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11 :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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Re: WHAT ELSE I SAW TODAY

Post by Jacksparrow » Thu Sep 10, 2015 7:52 pm

While I was out in the garden today I was looking at the flowers and shrubs that still have flowers/blossom and was struck by the fact that they were attracting very few insects. I know the insect season has past it's peak but it did seem odd. However a little later I was adjacent to my fairly substantial Ivy growth and happened to look up to the top and there they all were trying to get at the Ivy blossom which is just starting to open. :)

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