Janets`s Nature Notes

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Janet and Clive Visit Chineham,s own local Dairy Farm. Lyde Green Farm at Rotherwick. For their report  "HAVE YOU GOT YOUR FREE PINTA" click here.

 

 

THIS LITTLE FELLOW WAS OUT IN DECEMBER.  Thankfully Liz Whittaker from Chineham took it to the Hedgehog lady in Kingsclere.

 

OCTOBER BRINGS THE ACER TO FULL GLORY

JULY BRINGS PAINTED LADIES

AND LARGE CABBAGE WHITE,S SHARING THE BUDDHLIA

IN JUNE  2009

LIME HAWK MOTH

Found by Arthur Whittaker in Stratfield Turgis

WHAT IS THIS CATERPILLAR IN TALMEY CLOSE ON THE BOG BEAN?

"ITS A VAPOURER MOTH CATAPILLAR" SAID MALCOLM B.

.BUMBLE BEES LOVE THE CRANESBILL

AND A PROLIFERATION OF

WATER SNAILS IN THE POND

LIME HAWK MOTHS MATING

In Sarah Burton's garden in  Talmey Close  Chineham

23rd May 2009

Malcolm,s deer photographed early April

GOLDFINCHES January 2009

 Snapped by Malcolm Bottrill.

September 2008

SMALL SAND FLIES LOOKING LIKE WASPS MADE BURROWS

UNDER OUR AWNING.

 

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July 2008

Malcolm Bottrill goes blackcap watching  with this family.

Dad

Mum

And youngster

Then a bullfinch

And finds Chub in Petys Brook.

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A quick peep at the Robins nest found a few days earlier and a small face

looks back on the 23rd May 2008. By the 6th June we have four waiting for mum!

 

Pigeon Pair Jan 2008

"After you me dear"

JAY taken by Martin from Belvedere gardens.

Harlequin Ladydird Larvae taken by Son Chas. Nov 07

Michael Devenport catches this Green Woodpecker in his garden in Saffron Close in  November 2007

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21st July 2007 - Reading Road Chineham.

Dragon fly climb out of the pond and up the brick wall to  pull off their submarine coats and turn into  aircraft!

How do they fit it all in?

 

June 2007

Michael Devenport  of Saffron Close watched these little ring necked doves being hatched and reared in a nest in their pergola within two metres of their back door.  

One youngster was later sadly seen to be taken by a Kestrel.

 

April 2007

Malcolm Bottrill sends in three cracking pictures and reports :-

The Heron has been eyeing up the pond (fortunately netted) from the neighbours roof .

The Blue Tits prefer the terrace box built for Sparrows.

Our Sparrow Hawk has been back as the Pigeons and Doves are easy prey.

Dragon fly lay their eggs in the pond.

8th July 2006

Frogs have a cuddle in the pond.

March 2006

Malcolm Bottrill of Puttenham Road gets a brilliant photo of this  Sparrow Hawk in his garden. March 2006

Turnstones at Lepe Beech mid February 2006

Marie & Kevin Pavey sent in  this photo of 2 Goldfinches & Siskins at the feeder in their Garden next to Woodville Lane. Feb 2006.

Kingfisher uses plastic Heron as a diving board for the pond in December 2005

Sycamore Moth caterpillars  found by Sarah Burton of Talmey Close on a  Maple tree.

Humming Bird Hawk Moth in the Meon Valley. Photo from my nephew Gareth Attrill.

August 2005

Mrs Burton of Talmey Close finds an Elephant Hawk Moth Catapillar in a pond plant.

Coin is a 1.00. August 2005

Mr Risby from Clere Gardens has several visits  from this female Sparrow hawk.

 

Laura Cox sights Deer  by Simons Close

Muskrat are almost tame alongside the Herault at Agde

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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