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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 15:08
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By WalterRayle
200 hectares at Wareham Forest (Dorset) went up...

200 hectares at Wareham Forest (Dorset) went up last week thanks to a disposable BBQ and there's a large fire burning on Thursley Common NNR (Surrey, started Saturday evening apparently) mostly...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Yesterday, 12:12
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By WalterRayle
I agree with it being a Wren, if you leave it in...

I agree with it being a Wren, if you leave it in situ it might get used by the bumblebee Bombus hypnorum.
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Yesterday, 12:10
Replies: 2
Views: 75
Posted By WalterRayle
It is a Small Heath

It is a Small Heath
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 27th May 2020, 14:30
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By WalterRayle
It is the early stage of a wasp nest.

It is the early stage of a wasp nest.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Sunday 24th May 2020, 14:56
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By WalterRayle
First one most likely the beetle Cantharis...

First one most likely the beetle Cantharis nigricans, second one the beetle Oedemera nobilis, male, third one the hoverfly Rhingia campestris.
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Saturday 23rd May 2020, 14:22
Replies: 29
Views: 2,069
Posted By WalterRayle
Hooray! Michaela is 'stuck' in South Africa, how...

Hooray! Michaela is 'stuck' in South Africa, how many of you realise that she lives there and commutes to the UK to do odd bits of filming for programmes like Springwatch? Just like she used to...
Forum: Bird Behaviour Saturday 23rd May 2020, 06:03
Replies: 12
Views: 220
Posted By WalterRayle
Looks very much like a piece of fungus, one of...

Looks very much like a piece of fungus, one of the species that grows in rot holes in trees, presumably it's been growing inside the nest cavity and as it gets larger it blocks the nest, removing...
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Saturday 9th May 2020, 15:09
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By WalterRayle
It's a hoverfly in the genus Eristalis - note one...

It's a hoverfly in the genus Eristalis - note one pair of wings and short antennae that help separate flies from the bees.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 8th May 2020, 14:23
Replies: 17
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Views: 373
Posted By WalterRayle
That's pascuorum, ginger tail as opposed to white...

That's pascuorum, ginger tail as opposed to white in hypnorum.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Friday 8th May 2020, 12:42
Replies: 17
bee
Views: 373
Posted By WalterRayle
With a short face like that, jonellus

With a short face like that, jonellus
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Thursday 7th May 2020, 05:52
Replies: 17
bee
Views: 373
Posted By WalterRayle
The two additional ones with white tails are B....

The two additional ones with white tails are B. hypnorum, all the ones with a red tail are pratorum.
Forum: Insects, Dragonflies, Arachnids, Beetles & More Wednesday 6th May 2020, 14:35
Replies: 17
bee
Views: 373
Posted By WalterRayle
I would go more towards the second one being...

I would go more towards the second one being jonellus, as mentioned above, they are shorter faced and are always on my Ceanothus, but I've never seen the longer faced hortorum on this plant. ...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 5th May 2020, 10:56
Replies: 49
Views: 1,558
Posted By WalterRayle
I had a pair mating over the garden this morning,...

I had a pair mating over the garden this morning, the fifth time I've seen them mating over here in the past five years. Always quite something to see,
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 30th April 2020, 15:06
Replies: 179
Views: 9,003
Posted By WalterRayle
Two Pom Skuas

Two Pom Skuas
Forum: Butterflies and Moths ID Sunday 19th April 2020, 11:01
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By WalterRayle
Looks like Angle Shades to me, can be found all...

Looks like Angle Shades to me, can be found all year as a caterpillar and feeds on pretty much anything in my experience.
Forum: Birds Of Prey Friday 17th April 2020, 14:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,047
Posted By WalterRayle
I recently picked up a Peregrine pellet that has...

I recently picked up a Peregrine pellet that has three racing pigeon rings in it.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 16th April 2020, 05:32
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By WalterRayle
A lyric in the song 'The Riddle' Nik Kershaw he...

A lyric in the song 'The Riddle' Nik Kershaw he sings "A Blackbird sings on Bluebird Hill' while Iron Maiden sing "and I heard the cry of the seven whistler" I think in 'The Clairvoyant' for...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 15th April 2020, 10:13
Replies: 35
Views: 1,022
Posted By WalterRayle
Treasury, the very best of Horslips.

Treasury, the very best of Horslips.
Forum: Mammals Monday 13th April 2020, 07:50
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By WalterRayle
Bear in mind, if they are, as I suspect,...

Bear in mind, if they are, as I suspect, caterpillar droppings, caterpillars do have a habit of projecting their droppings some distance away from where they're actually feeding. It's been found...
Forum: Mammals Saturday 11th April 2020, 13:17
Replies: 24
Views: 743
Posted By WalterRayle
I'm thinking you have a large caterpillar or two...

I'm thinking you have a large caterpillar or two feeding on the vegetation growing up the garage wall and overhanging the bin. As many caterpillars feed during the evening and night, this, if my...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 30th March 2020, 05:50
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By WalterRayle
The best thing about Izal when I was growing up...

The best thing about Izal when I was growing up was that you could use it as tracing paper, it's how I got started in doing artwork, illustrations etc. in my spare time. As for its real purpose...
Forum: Lists Friday 27th March 2020, 09:03
Replies: 82
Views: 4,275
Posted By WalterRayle
I was delivering medicine down a fairly remote...

I was delivering medicine down a fairly remote country lane yesterday in Hampshire and had a dead Hedgehog by the road side, how unlucky can it have been given how little traffic there is on the road...
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Monday 16th March 2020, 13:43
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By WalterRayle
Looks good for Chiffchaff to me, presumably a...

Looks good for Chiffchaff to me, presumably a just arrived migrant.
Forum: Trees, Flowers, Plants and Shrubs Monday 9th March 2020, 14:04
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By WalterRayle
Looks like a dead thistle head to me.

Looks like a dead thistle head to me.
Forum: Bird Identification Q&A Thursday 5th March 2020, 13:21
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By WalterRayle
I had a female House Sparrow in the garden a few...

I had a female House Sparrow in the garden a few years ago in the summer that showed a dark 'band' across the belly rather like the description of your Wren. I had photos and sent these to the BTO...
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