ME?... a nature lover?... What ARE you thinking of?!!

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A tic will latch on to anything with blood and a pulse.
The neighbours chickens get them too.
 

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Our three love nature, if it has been dropped, then they will eat it, and in our woods you can hear the call of the red face spotted SWMBO - "Will you little (expletive) stop eating that (expletive).....
 

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Hope you will post any photos you get of visitors Andy .
What's Cohan think to the idea:smiling3:
 

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Hope you will post any photos you get of visitors Andy .
What's Cohan think to the idea:smiling3:
I certainly will John,
Although from what I've read it can take up to 6-8 months for it to be "accepted".... if at all!!:thinking:
Cohan doesn't like it outside much, he's ok until a bird,(of any size),flies over head, then he just wants out of there!.... must be his natural instinct,in case it's a preditory type and going to swoop down and nab him.... although,good luck with that considering all of his spikes!!:dizzy::tears-of-joy:
 

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Nice shot. All we are getting is cloudy and dull skies. Must say the A38 looks quiet at that time of day though ;)
 

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We've had some spectacular sunsets and rises down here lately, here's a pic of driving to work yesterday morning at 07:00,and no,I haven't filtered or edited the pic in ANY way whatsoever....
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Nice image.
Do you live near Iceland!! Looks just like the image on BBC news page of the recent volcanic activity.
 

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We've had some spectacular sunsets and rises down here lately, here's a pic of driving to work yesterday morning at 07:00,and no,I haven't filtered or edited the pic in ANY way whatsoever....
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I'm just wondering if you saw three horsemen riding towards you?
 

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I thought there were four? How would they get past you? Looks just wide enough for one car w/no shoulders or lay-by in sight.
Yep,so did I Paul!....
You're right though,that stretch of road is only just wide enough for a van... and is about a mile long, with no passing places,you just have to hope you don't meet anything coming the other way.... otherwise it could be a fair reverse back!!:tired:
 

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Yep,so did I Paul!....
You're right though,that stretch of road is only just wide enough for a van... and is about a mile long, with no passing places,you just have to hope you don't meet anything coming the other way.... otherwise it could be a fair reverse back!!:tired:
There's a few roads like that in Devon. (I found). For some reason when No 1 son lived out Wembury way he used to divert us off the A38 down similar roads. It's quicker says he!!!! Only if no-one else is coming the opposite way!!!
 

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Don't be disappointed if you don't see the hedgehogs using your hedgehog home, they have large ranges so may just use it as a stopping off place rather than a nest. i built three for our garden and only 1 is regularly used.

a couple of weeks ago Tina found a little one by the roadside during the day, she took it to our local hedgehog rescue centre Website where they looked after it (de-liced, worked etc). It was released in our garden one evening - in one of the boxes and next day it had gone and we havn't seen it since!

if you wonder how we know we havn't seen it - the rescue centre colour codes them:

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the photo shows her in one of the homemade houses, made from 3/4 inch plywood. The cardboard blocks the entrance - we were advised to block it to keep her in for the first night, with a little cat food. apparently doing that makes it feel safer and more likely to return.

Peter
 
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