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1st of 2011

1st of 2011


Postby GarryH » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:52 pm

Had a fine walk along the R.Soar Leics.today and saw and recorded my first butterfly of the year a tatty Comma........
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Comma

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Comma

Plenty of Lesser Celendine to.........
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Lesser Celendine
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Paul Webster » Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:56 pm

Lovely pics. I saw my first frogspawn just up the road today... spring on the way 8)
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby JTweedie » Wed Mar 23, 2011 8:29 pm

Great photos, really looking forward to Spring now (and yes I know it's technically Spring now!) :)
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby ChrisW » Wed Mar 23, 2011 9:51 pm

Ah the butterflies at last (great pics)....you don't see those beauties until its getting warmer :D
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Caberfeidh » Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:08 pm

Just as spring, season of yellow fruitlessness, leaps into action ~ my ship is ordered to the Arctic Circle.
O bloody great...I'll be fending off ice bears with a pointy stick. :(
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby retrogear » Thu Mar 24, 2011 3:51 pm

Caberfeidh wrote:O bloody great...I'll be fending off ice bears with a pointy stick. :(


We demand to see the photos!
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Caberfeidh » Thu Mar 24, 2011 4:28 pm

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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby ChrisW » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:05 pm

Shouldn't that look a little more like this................. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Caberfeidh » Thu Mar 24, 2011 5:25 pm

No, that's me in the bear costume, having lulled the unfortunate bear at my feet into a false sense of security...
Just preparing him for the stock pot there.
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Alastair S » Thu Mar 24, 2011 7:40 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby GarryH » Sat Mar 26, 2011 1:50 am

Heard a chiff chaff :D and saw one of these today..........
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby GarryH » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:07 pm

Alright I know it`s not a great photo but it`s a record of my 1st sighting of a summer visitor yesterday.............. :D

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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Frogwell » Fri Apr 01, 2011 3:56 pm

Paul Webster wrote:Lovely pics. I saw my first frogspawn just up the road today... spring on the way 8)

The first frogspawn I saw this year was on the path to Camasunary in the pool shown in the picture below. That was on the 27th of February, which was rather odd I thought. Especially as it went down to -5c that night and I suspect it had been equally cold the new nights preceding.

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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby GarryH » Wed Apr 06, 2011 7:23 pm

The Spring sunshine certainly brought out the butterflies today :D here`s one..............
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Re: 1st of 2011

Postby Merry-walker » Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:19 pm

ChrisW wrote:Shouldn't that look a little more like this................. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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:shock: :clap: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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