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by makman
April 18th, 2019, 7:16 pm
Forum: Your Favourite Walks
Topic: Thoresby
Replies: 5
Views: 13

Re: Thoresby

Thanks for the info Jo :D
hope to give it a try soon :)
by makman
April 18th, 2019, 7:15 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: Speckled wood butterfly
Replies: 0
Views: 2

Speckled wood butterfly

a lone Speckled wood butterfly spotted today :)
it made a welcome change to all those Orange tips that seem to be everywhere just now :roll:
Speckled wood.JPG
by makman
April 11th, 2019, 5:26 pm
Forum: Your Favourite Walks
Topic: Thoresby
Replies: 5
Views: 13

Re: Thoresby

I must admit that I've never seen that avenue of wellingtonias, despite having visited Thoresby on numerous occasions,
it looks worth a vist in the future i think :D
by makman
April 11th, 2019, 5:22 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: A Good Butterfly day
Replies: 1
Views: 6

Re: A Good Butterfly day

still not many about up here yet, but I did spot a couple of whites in next doors garden yesterday :)
by makman
April 11th, 2019, 5:19 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: flowers emerging
Replies: 23
Views: 75

Re: flowers emerging

a few Heartsease in flower today, heartsease (1).JPG heartsease (2).JPG heartsease (3).JPG and Dandelions too, often overlooked as just plain common, but they make a nice splash of colour, plus they are a much needed food source for all kinds on insects, especially butterflys :) dandelion (1).JPG da...
by makman
April 5th, 2019, 3:50 pm
Forum: Wild flowers
Topic: flowers emerging
Replies: 23
Views: 75

Re: flowers emerging

the daisies here have been out for quite some time now,
by makman
April 5th, 2019, 3:48 pm
Forum: Butterflies
Topic: first butterfly of the year
Replies: 5
Views: 38

Re: first butterfly of the year

a nice Comma spotted today, before the sun went in,
a little smaller than the normal sized ones I thought, but its still a nice sight :)
and it stayed still long enough for me to fire off these three quick shots of it :D
Comma 1.JPG Comma 2.JPG Comma 3.JPG
by makman
April 1st, 2019, 11:20 am
Forum: Mammals
Topic: Badger latrines
Replies: 3
Views: 17

Re: Badger latrines

Hi Howard, and welcome to the forum :) i'm not very knowledgeable on Badgers i'm afraid, but I've always understood that they like to keep the sets and surroundings scrupulously clean, and that the latrines were well away from the actual set, both from a hygiene point of view and from not advertisin...
by makman
April 1st, 2019, 11:13 am
Forum: new members
Topic: welcome to our newest member Bluebird
Replies: 8
Views: 18

Re: welcome to our newest member Bluebird

Welcome to the forum Bluebird, nice to see you here :)
by makman
April 1st, 2019, 11:12 am
Forum: new members
Topic: welcome to our newest member Howard86
Replies: 7
Views: 16

Re: welcome to our newest member Howard86

Welcome to the forum Howard, nice to have you with us :)