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by virtualheb
20 Apr 2015, 11:54
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Goldfinches - Balalallan
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Goldfinches - Balalallan

Lovely goldfinches at Balallan - four flittering about and feeding at feeder

Chris
virtualheb.co.uk
by virtualheb
29 Mar 2015, 15:48
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Female Sparrowhawk
Replies: 0
Views: 369

Female Sparrowhawk

Hi all

Seen from our kitchen window at Balallan - a female sparrowhawk - it caught a pigeion in flight - then got disturbed - so flew to the post - then returned for its spoils 2 hours later!

Chris
http://www.virtualheb.co.uk
by virtualheb
09 Nov 2014, 14:43
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Goldfinches
Replies: 1
Views: 741

Goldfinches

Hi all Today along the Luskentrye Road - probably about eight or ten birds - Goldfinches - if I am correct? How often and how many of these birds do we usually see here? (If anyone is interested - I have just popped online an updated version of my website - http://www.virtualheb.co.uk - Any critisim...
by virtualheb
26 Aug 2014, 18:12
Forum: Insects
Topic: Spider - at Balallan
Replies: 0
Views: 808

Spider - at Balallan

Hi all

I took this photo of a spider, which was weaving away at a web, near some potted lilies. Dont know anything at all about spiders, assuming this is a really common type?

Chris
http://www.virtualheb.co.uk
by virtualheb
26 Jul 2014, 14:07
Forum: Freshwater and Marine
Topic: Jellyfish
Replies: 0
Views: 837

Jellyfish

Hi all

Just two photos of jellyfish seen Thursday - near Lemreway



Chris
virtualheb.co.uk
by virtualheb
23 Jul 2014, 19:32
Forum: Freshwater and Marine
Topic: Dolphins - Bottle Nosed
Replies: 0
Views: 838

Dolphins - Bottle Nosed

Hi all

Today, my hubbie went on a fishing trip - set off from Lemreway, saw a pod of over 200 bottle nosed dolphins - not far out, a little North of Lemreway

Chris
http://www.virtualheb.co.uk
by virtualheb
20 Jul 2014, 18:25
Forum: Plants and Flowers
Topic: Identification for flowers
Replies: 5
Views: 3932

Re: Identification for flowers

Hi Paul

Many thanks for the info, appreciated

Chris
by virtualheb
19 Jul 2014, 08:02
Forum: Insects
Topic: Dragonfly - Four spotted Chaser??
Replies: 3
Views: 1196

Re: Dragonfly - Four spotted Chaser??

Hi all
Many thanks

Chris
by virtualheb
18 Jul 2014, 17:51
Forum: Insects
Topic: Dragonfly - Four spotted Chaser??
Replies: 3
Views: 1196

Dragonfly - Four spotted Chaser??

Hi all

Just a dragonfly - I think its a four spotted chaser - am I correct?
four-spotted-chaserDSC00255.jpg
Four Spotted Chaser???
dragonflyDSC00256.jpg
Dragonfly
Chris
virtualheb.co.uk
by virtualheb
19 Jun 2014, 19:58
Forum: Freshwater and Marine
Topic: Jellyfish
Replies: 2
Views: 1384

Re: Jellyfish

Many thanks
Chris