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Wildlife part2.....


By jacque


Went on a Nature Hunt 2 day in the Nettles/Weeds behind my Laurals Didnt no what id find but i could see the Nettles had been Eaten So i took a closer look….. Not thinking i turned The Nettle Leaf Over ( OUCH) & what i saw was worth the STING MY 1st Baby Caterpillar on the NETTLES:D

A Thrush Visits early every morning & 2 day i think i found his BREAKFAST BAR??? A MOSSED STONE Surrounded by Empty Whole&Broken Snail Shells He must be a FAT THRUSH ….

I lifeted some Over growth & found even more Tiny Creatures….

I was on way out of Nettles/Weeds when i saw something move FAST It was SO STILL i found it hard2see

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If he would like to fly over here I have plenty snails he can feast on lol

27 Mar, 2008


il ask when i see him Janette its just i normaly miss him cos hes had his fill by time im out bed lol

27 Mar, 2008


This is a super blog Jacque. Lots of wildlife .The photo closeups are fascinating.
Best wishes,

28 Mar, 2008


What fun!... a backgarden safari! The inchworm and the itsy-bitsy spider...
"Inchworm, Inchworm,
Measuring the marigolds
You and your arithmetic
You'll probably go far...
Inchworm, Inchworm,
Measuring the marigolds
Seems to me,
You should stop and see
How beautiful they are."

That was a favourite song of my boys when they were very small...also Itsy-Bitsy Spider. I think it is a wolf spider...they are very beneficial and that thrush should hire out his relatives. Seems they're in demand.
You are becoming a nature photographer!

28 Mar, 2008


Yes it was Fun Lori & i was so pleased with the pics i got2 :) Even My Kids enjoyed looking@them? :)

28 Mar, 2008


Super sequence Jacque! Isn't it amazing just how much you can see on a patch of ground the closer you look.

28 Mar, 2008


It was Fab Muddywellys i could of taken more pics of other stuff i saw but it started2rain&i didnt want 2 break my Camera,I was getting 2 cold to ! :)

28 Mar, 2008


This is a great blog and as inspired me to get some nettles and so my 1st caterpillars and Butterflies ;-)

Keep up the good work Jacque ~ superb !

9 Apr, 2008


Yes im pleased i kept the rough area of garden rough now as it seems very busy with insects/birds :)Where do u think ul get ur nettles Simon?

9 Apr, 2008


I've seen some in the wood... but how do I plant, which soil ? probley just put in normal compost and hope it works ! or can you get wild nettle seed ?

10 Apr, 2008


Hi Simon :) when u dig up those nettles just make sure u take enough soil with them & extra if need be so then u can use the Soil they were growing in ;)

10 Apr, 2008

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