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First of spring

Discussion in 'Wildlife Gallery' started by rona, Jan 12, 2014.


  1. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Fleur Vassal to Lilly and Ludo

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    Lovely :biggrin: It's great to see everything coming back to life :biggrin:
     
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    Beautiful, but that's very early isn't it?
    We are still in January!
     
  4. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    It has been remarkably warm :)
     
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    True!

    Just hope we don't suddenly have a cold snap and kill everything off.
     
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    Your lords-and-ladies (first pic) are way ahead of here where they're just starting to come through,

    I had my first primrose flower open yesterday, but didn't photograph it - I was working then it got too dark. Also had some lesser celandine early leaves.
     
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    I was in Asda today and a bat was flying round the store, up and down the ailses at about waist level. Staff said it had been there all morning and they were waiting for a licensed bat worker to come to catch it. Can't imagine how they could! Someone said a bird was near the bakery department, but I didn't see that. Asda, a haven for wildlife.....

    Yesterday, got to the bottom of one of my log stores and there was a ruby tiger moth caterpillar there. And this morning found a chrysalis, probably small white but won't rule out green-veined, on a plant pot.
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    I've never known a bat in our super market but they did get a lot of birds in at one time. Though since they've rebuilt the store I've not seen any.
    I hope the bat was captured & safely released.

    No signs of Spring here yet.
     
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    Saw snowdrops when we were out at Crathes castle on Saturday....unfortunately it was chucking down, so no pics :( Oh well...will just have to go back again :D
     
  10. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Everything's still under floods here.... not a lot around sadly. :(
     
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    I have lots of snow drops out in my garden & the flowers in the phot above (not sure what they are though). The daffs are also coming up & the honeyseuckle is coming back to life.

    Just hope we don't now get a cold spell!
     
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    Just wet, boggy, soggy ground here.
     
  15. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Lovely photo's Rona.
     
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    Saw our first crocus yesterday as we walked around the reservoir, can't wait for all the wild flowers to bloom as it semlls amazing over there when they do.

    The peacock butterflies that have been hibernating in my living room decided to wake up yesterday & I had to let them out, or risk the cats getting them. Hope they find some flowers as it's still not ideal conditions for them
     
  18. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Hawthorn
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    IMG_4893 by ronaalfie, on Flickr

    Briar
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    IMG_4896 by ronaalfie, on Flickr

    There seems to be movement in my pond and I keep looking for frogs spawn but haven't seen any as yet anywhere
     
  19. Valanita

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    Super to see green starting, Rona.
    As soon as my camera battery has recharged I'm going up the road to take pics of the Spring flowers I find.
     
  20. rona

    rona Still missing my boys

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    Oh good :thumbup1:

    Look forward to seeing yours :)
     
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