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Summer in Sri Lanka

  Went to Sri Lanka for our summer holidays and saw sooo many animals.  Most exciting was when we saw ‘The Gathering’ of wild elephants.  More to follow as I have lots of photos. Advertisements

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Female Stag Beetle

This is a female Stag Beetle, which is waiting for a mate. Male Stag Beetles have big horns and that is how I can tell the difference. I took this photo in my garden in June when stag beetles were … Continue reading

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Murmurations

This is a murmuration performed by starlings. I think they are really, really cool.

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Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker

This is a Male Juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker I know it is male because it has a red spot on its head. When it gets older the red spot moves back to the back of its head.

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Starlings

This is a picture of a male and female starling. The male is the darker one with its beak open. I don’t know much about starlings, because they don’t come to our garden very often. I do know that they … Continue reading

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Squirrels

Squirrels can be pesky and if you want them to stop climbing up your bird feeder pole, then buy a small metal slinky and attach it to your bird feeder pole.  After a while, when they figure out how to … Continue reading

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Eagle owl in Full Flight

I took these pictures quite along time ago, when I was at the British Wildlife Centre in Surrey and I would recommend it is really fun. The Eagle Owl is absolutely huge and it is probably my personal favourite owl.

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