Tag Archives: Spider

Autumn mornings and evenings

This time of year is absolutely stunning, with dew covered cobwebs, amazing sunrises and sunsets, the heavy hanging full moon and beautiful morning mists.  

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Day 8 of 30 Days Wild – Visit a nature reserve

Your local nature reserve is a great place to relax and watch wildlife.  Each nature reserve usually has its own specialist species. We visited Strumpshaw Fen which is well known for the Swallowtail butterfly. Strumpshaw Fen is located near Norwich, … Continue reading

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Is Spring finally here?

What a change a week has made. Last Sunday I was blogging about snow, while this weekend I was taking photos of hares, Spring flowers and ladybirds. The woodland floor is changing rapidly, from the dull browns of the fallen … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 4 – Watching A Spider Catch Its Prey

Labyrinth Spider catching its prey When watching wildlife I unfortunately often tend to overlook the tiny things like this Labyrinth Spider. Labyrinth Spiders (Agelena labyrinthica) can grow up to 18mm long and can be found in the months of June … Continue reading

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Hidden in the wall creepy crawlies

This weekends project was taking down the wall that surrounds our front garden, or making a start on it at least. The idea is to replace the cracked wall, that was hit by a skip lorry driver and is covered … Continue reading

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Spider and the fly

Just as I was walking past our conservatory, a fly flew straight in front of me and landed in a cobweb, it started to struggle, going round and round trying it’s hardest to get away. The Spider ran down the … Continue reading

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