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Ants take-off day

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Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 15 Jul 2008 16:11

I haven't seen a mass take-off , like the ones I used to see when I was young , in ages. I suspect a lot of people get them with the old kettle of water when they see them swarming..........lol
My old Nan hated ants with a vengence........I find them rather interesting to watch personally........lol

Julie

Julie Report 15 Jul 2008 16:05

Amanda, i couldn't believe how many there were, but you a lucky as down by me they are bigger lol

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 15 Jul 2008 15:28

Nuptial flight..............lol

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 15 Jul 2008 15:17

LOL.........I'm in Norfolk Julie.........perhaps the ones in my front garden missed the take off at the week-end.

Julie

Julie Report 15 Jul 2008 14:56

Was up in Norfolk at the weekend and they were about

Maz (the Royal One) in the East End 9256

Maz (the Royal One) in the East End 9256 Report 15 Jul 2008 14:56

* shudders *

I absolutely LOATHE flying ants :-(( we had them indoors 2 years ago - crawling out from under the washing machine. the air was blue as you can imagine.

haven't seen any here today. I have a couple of nests on my allotment and I know they are gearing up but not quite ready yet - hopefully it will be a day when I'm not there!

Maz. XX

Devon Dweller

Devon Dweller Report 15 Jul 2008 14:56

I think they need sunshine before they turn into heathrow airport. We have a little bit of sunshine (not much) but no sign of the little blighters yet.

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 15 Jul 2008 14:48

I don't like finding the fat ones when their wings have fallen off.........lol

Are they flying yet where you are LWH ?

Amanda2003

Amanda2003 Report 15 Jul 2008 14:43

I think it might be ants take-off day today . The ones out the front look very busy and the air has that heavy feel to it that "they" seem to like.
Have the ants taken off yet in your area ?