Category Archives: nature

Dragonflies

The Ruddy darter dragonfly is one of the most common dragonflies. You can tell it apart from the common darter by its black legs and club shaped abdomen Get Your Boots On available at Amazon

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Food Supply July

‘No Mow May’, turned in to ‘Let it bloom June’, it’s now ‘Food supply July’ . Each year we stop mowing our small front garden for a few months over the summer, starting in May. This year the sparrows have … Continue reading

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Day 16 – 30 Days Wild – Butterflies

The recent warm weather as meant the bramble hedge close to my house is covered in butterflies

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Day 11 – 30 Days Wild – close up

Catching up with posting on 30 Days Wild Taking a closer look

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Day 10 – 30 Days Wild – Pied wagtail fledglings

Great to watch a couple of Pied wagtail fledglings hopping from roof top to roof top being fed One of the fledglings was getting pretty hot sat in the sun and was ‘gular fluttering’ which is a bird’s version of … Continue reading

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Day 9 – 30 days Wild- Light

Light through the leaves

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Day 8 – 30 Days Wild – Grey Squirrel

Another 30 Days Wild and another visitor to the garden

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Day 5 – 30 Days Wild – Goldfinch

Spotted this Goldfinch collecting dog hair off the lawn for its nest. Photos aren’t great as I didn’t want to risk scaring it away by opening the door.

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Day 4 – 30 Days Wild – Tree slug?

I’d be really interested to know if this is a Tree Slug – Lehmannia marginata, or just a slug climbing a tree

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Day 3 – 30 Days Wild – Fledglings

Fledglings are taking over parts of the garden. With blackbirds in the back, blue tits and great tits hoping around in the hedges and the call of young sparrows coming out of next door’s roof. The most special visitors to … Continue reading

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