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by ashgale
February 20th, 2019, 2:32 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: garden full of birds
Replies: 1
Views: 11

Re: garden full of birds

that Siskin made another visit to the sunfloer hearts feeder today, along with a pair of Greenfinches :)
plus all the other usual visitors too,
but they all scattered when the female Sparrow Hawk landed in the tree !
by ashgale
February 18th, 2019, 5:35 pm
Forum: spiders
Topic: Garden cross spider
Replies: 4
Views: 22

Re: Garden cross spider

those eggs have done well to survive the bin emptying process i think !
the wheelie bins do seem to take a bit of a battering when they hook them to the back of the bin lorry :o
by ashgale
February 18th, 2019, 5:33 pm
Forum: Water life
Topic: Frogs!
Replies: 3
Views: 11

Re: Frogs!

Hi and welcome to the forum :) i think you should ascertain if the frog is dead or not, which it appears to be by its position, over aggressive mating from the males can sometimes lead to the drowning of the female i believe, if it is dead, then it needs removing from the pond quite quickly, as a de...
by ashgale
February 17th, 2019, 10:13 am
Forum: Moths
Topic: First emergant moth of year 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 13

Re: First emergant moth of year 2019

its amazing how many species there can be a any small area ! most of which would go unoticed, until one takes the time to look for them :) 'd noticed that you cant just replace the image on the gallery with another one, unless you delete the whole post and then add the new image as a fresh post, tha...
by ashgale
February 16th, 2019, 7:33 pm
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: a jelly type fungus for id
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: a jelly type fungus for id

i'd agree with Tremella foliacea too,
as Wood Wanderer says its not too common a find,
i've only ever come across it a handful of times now,
by ashgale
February 16th, 2019, 7:30 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Peregrines 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 42

Re: Peregrines 2019

i hope that first egg is not to early though, i remember what happend last year in mid March, when it snowed & covered the nest in deep snow !
dont want that happening again this year, or there might be another failed clutch :(
by ashgale
February 16th, 2019, 7:27 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: first butterfly of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 7

Re: first butterfly of the year

looking on twitter earlier today, i saw several tweets on butterflies having benn spotted,
one, from Norfolk, had 4 species pictured, a Comma, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell, and a Brimstone !
so it does seem this spot of sunshine has brought them out :)
by ashgale
February 16th, 2019, 7:22 pm
Forum: fungi for ID
Topic: two fungi for id
Replies: 3
Views: 14

Re: two fungi for id

mmm, Nectria does seem a likely id for it, but i'm not up on these myself :(
i think Wood wanderer is the man for this one, as he seems to have the knowledge for these types, :D
by ashgale
February 16th, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Moths
Topic: First emergant moth of year 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 13

Re: First emergant moth of year 2019

well spotted :) after looking it up on google, i see its quite usual for it to appear in February :) i must add that i'm enjoying your additions to the moths gallery here on the forum, and what a great selection too, a lot of which i remember being as quite common as kids, but hardly ever seen nowad...
by ashgale
February 16th, 2019, 10:16 am
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: first butterfly of the year
Replies: 3
Views: 7

Re: first butterfly of the year

it must be this sunshine thats brought it out Makman :)
hope that the forecasted cold weather does not affect it though.