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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Sep 06, 2012 6:37 am

Fantastic :thumbs_up:
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:47 am

Great photo's Granjan of your wildlife visitor's :clap: :clap:
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:56 am

Here is a picture of one of my "rescues".

I have learnt at my own peril not to pick up strays :wink:

Some bite

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and some don't

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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:07 am

MM your neighbours and “rescues” look very happy! Wonderful :thumbs_up:
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Dotty » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:22 pm

Saw lots of these this morning
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long tailed tits
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Re: Looking out your window, what wildlife do you see -now?

Unread postby Dotty » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:06 pm

I can see a row of starlings. Preparing to fly away for the winter...
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Re: Looking out your window, what wildlife do you see -now?

Unread postby bert » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:30 pm

Now... nothing

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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby kite » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:18 am

Guinea fowl and babies!
Dotty, love your Christmas tree.
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Jan 01, 2013 2:50 pm

Thanks kite back to the ellie now....
I have something wild in my garden my SO!!!! We have a blackbird that loves to empty our flowerpots.
What a mess
The culprit scarpered :roll:
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Feb 05, 2013 1:49 pm

From my sons garden. Ever felt someone is watching you???

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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:49 pm

Frogs or :hmz: lamps :lol:
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:55 pm

Frogs anne-marie Caught in the flash
very busy making a new generation
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:59 pm

and noisy too :lol:
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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Elsa » Tue Feb 05, 2013 6:05 pm

I did post this a little while ago but will post it in here as well, seeing as this chap is a very regular visitor to our garden.
At least 4 of them currently.

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Re: Wildlife in your garden

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:44 pm

anne-marie wrote:and noisy too :lol:
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Elsa's "chaps" would have a feast
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