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Birds on my tree trunk bird feeder

It’s been a lovely sunny day here in Rotherham UK and I should have been doing more work on my garage extension, but it’s frosty and cold so I decide to stay indoors and take pictures of birds in my wildlife garden through the top half of our kitchen ‘barn style’ door. I hope you

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Autumn picture of toadstools growing on a rotting log in a Scottish forest in Scotland

Toadstools growing on a rotting log

Every season brings it’s own wonders and one of them is autumn. As some things begin to die back other plants start to grow. In a forest in Scotland I took this picture of toadstools growing in the moss covering on a rotting log. See more pictures of toadstools and other funji HERE

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Clouded yellow butterfly sipping nectar from a purple flower

Clouded yellow butterfly

I never get tired of taking pictures of beautiful butterfies and this clouded yellow is no exception. If possible I try to get a good picture of the eyes because some are beautiful and colourful, as you can see, this butterfly has very green eyes which go perfectly with its yellow appearance. The only problem

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Spring is here with snowdrops and woodpeckers drumming

Spring has arrived with snowdrops now blooming all over the garden and the great spotted woodpeckers have started drumming on the trees where I live trying to attract a mate. See some pictures and find out more about woodpeckers here. Related Images:

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Nesting time soon

It’s nesting time again soon and if you want to get any birds to nest in your boxes they must be up before the end of February, so get a move on. Birds will only nest in places they are familiar with so to have any chance of lodgers in nest boxes this summer they

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