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AnninGlos Report 19 Sep 2012 21:02

Thanks Shaun for that


MagicWales Report 19 Sep 2012 20:02

Hello Everybody.
Thought you would be interested with the links below which I received from the Woodland Trust. Loads of activities for young and `` not so young`` like me :-D

Build a hedgehog house, plus 70 things to spot, make and do!
- owl pellet investigation
- wildlife stickers
- tawny owl poster
- cowboy and Indian games
- bark safari
- woodland birds spotter sheet

Get all this plus a year of weekly adventures when your
family joins the nature detectives CLUB.

Minibeast art competition
Is your child a winner?
150 autumn ideas
Spotter sheets, crafts, games, puzzles, activity booklets and more
Shiver me timbers!
Pirate hat and treasure hunts for 'Talk Like a Pirate Day'
20 is the new 30
Sign the Sustrans pledge for safer streets around schools and
residential areas for children.
Over 13?
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your friends

This nature detectives by the Woodland Trust
A charity registered in England (294344) and in Scotland (SC038885)
A non-profit making company limited by guarantee, registered in
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Phone 0800 026 9650

Check out the links fantastic things to see and do.

You all take care.


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 12 Sep 2012 22:29

Hello Susan:)

Send me some photo's of the birds, l'll add them to the blog:)

Some birds may see a reflection of themselves!!

Still not spoken to neighbour:(

nite nite


Jane Report 12 Sep 2012 21:17

Susan ,the birds that peck at the windows seem to go for the rubber seals around the window frames(not the actual window),but it sounds like they are tapping the window.
I think some time ago I send a pic to Jude's blog of a Blue Tit at my window.
Never Heard of a Wax Eye.I have heard of Waxwings but don't know what they look like.Will have do a google.But that will have to wait now until tomorrow (watching Who do you think you are).


Susan-nz Report 12 Sep 2012 20:57

Hi Jane,

We don't have Blue Tits or Wagtails - or maybe we do by another name :-S.

I thought it was a really curious thing for a bird to do... Drives fruit nuts.

We have a bird like a Robbin, but not sure if it is..

At the moment, we have Wax Eyes in the garden, they are really cute.


Jane Report 12 Sep 2012 20:41

Hi Susan
The birds I have had pecking at my windows are Blue Tits and Wagtails.I don't think it would be Sparrows.Have to say they do look funny when they do it lol


Susan-nz Report 12 Sep 2012 20:14

Good upside down morning,

My fruit and her partner have moved into their own home and have been chopping out a lot of growth that was too close to the house, covering windows etc.

Now they have birds (she can't tell me which - sparrows or the like I would think),
literally pecking at the bedroom window each day.
I have never heard the like,

Can anyone enlighten us to why this might be happening ?

I don't think they were nesting in the growth.

Susan :-)


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 12 Sep 2012 18:53

Ooo Island...l know, :-0


Island Report 12 Sep 2012 18:45

Ooo :-0 I didn't expect a grassy to look like that.

Lovely dragonfly Jude, well spotted.


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 12 Sep 2012 18:01

Hello Jane....no, can only see one now. Neighbour has just got in from work, will at least let him have his tea:))

Have you looked on my blog.....they are definately Grass snakes (well l think so anyways)...thank you for that:)

jude :-)

edit....l have as photo of a Large Red Dragonfly for blog, it was on our little wall this morning:))) its a little nature reserve here now:))


Jane Report 12 Sep 2012 17:27

What a lovely video Jude.Any news on your eggs today??


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 11 Sep 2012 23:25


nite nite x


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 11 Sep 2012 23:20

Told you l was a busy girl....just got in from Birmingham and its blinky dark out ther now, sooooo you'll all have to wait till the morning now :-P

jude ...off to bed now :-) :-P


Island Report 11 Sep 2012 17:19

LOL @ Ann

Come on Jude, we want a photo :-D


AnninGlos Report 11 Sep 2012 17:02

Probably the one she poked!!!!


Jane Report 11 Sep 2012 16:50

Yes Jude ...you didn't say what it was lol.It must have been all your excitement :-D
We are all curious now!!!!!!


Island Report 11 Sep 2012 11:02

but what is it Jude? I thought snake eggs then saw Janes post. Do slow worms lay eggs?

edit, I can answer my own question - slow worm give birth to live young.


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 11 Sep 2012 10:50

just looked and one has hatched but it died.:((((((


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 11 Sep 2012 10:40

oH MY GIDDY AUNT, HOW EXCITING, excuse the capitals....just looked in before l go out....must make sure they are ok:))))))

thank you, see yo later busy out andabout today:)

jude x


AnninGlos Report 11 Sep 2012 10:26

Grass snake Eggs

Eggs are laid in June and July. The female may lay up to 40 leathery matt-white eggs, often choosing compost and manure heaps as the warmth acts as a natural incubator. The eggs measure from 23-30mm. The hatchlings emerge in autumn.