Blue Tit Big Brother

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Category Archive for 'Pond'

Spring is on its way

It’s been a warm sunny day and there are plenty of signs of spring in the garden. The end of the garden is full of primroses and there are at least eight frogs hanging about in the pond, and masses of frog spawn. As yet there is no nesting activity going on in the nest […]

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Squillions of tadpoles

It has been a gorgeous, warm sunny day at last and I’ve had an afternoon in the garden! The pond is seething with tadpoles—there are great wriggling balls of them. This film only really shows them up where they are a bit more spread out. The fritillaries are out and so are the comma butterflies […]

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Another sign of spring—we have tadpoles! Some of the frog spawn in the pond is showing definite signs of wiggling. Here is an attempt at some film:

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Frog porn?

After watching a DVD yesterday evening (Beowulf—not nearly as bad as the opening scenes suggested it was going to be) we flicked the TV over to see if anything was going on on the PondCam. Three pairs of eyes glowed bright in the infrared light. After a while there was a good deal of splashing […]

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The garden develops

Things are starting to look great in the garden now. The brown mess that was the lawn after it had been scarified is now lush and green, and the new area of lawn is starting to look a bit like a lawn. The wild flower meadow has been a little disappointing. We’ve had no flowers, […]

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