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Stardust
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Wildlife

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:09

31 Jan 2017, 10:19

I came across this wonderful site which has a great deal of information on different species of wildlife, in particular around London. Click on the "Wildlife and Nature" tag at the top then "Species".
http://www.wildlondon.org.uk/

Two videos with more information about the London Wildlife Trust:

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The Woodland Trust

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:10

31 Jan 2017, 11:17

Another great site, the Woodland Trust:
https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/trees-woods-and-wildlife/animals/



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Wildlife of the Scottish Highlands

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:12

31 Jan 2017, 12:24

Enjoy!




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Blessington Lakes in County Wicklow, Ireland.

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:14

31 Jan 2017, 12:24


A drone's eye view - and very nice too.


Truly beautiful!



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Farne Islands

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:17

02 Feb 2017, 17:09


(3:16 minutes)
Farne Islands. Seals, puffins, Arctic terns and many other seabirds...
If you want to learn more, check out the National Trust site:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/farne-islands/features/wildlife-at-farne-islands

Swimming with the seals (6 minutes):


If you'd like to become a member of their team, they're looking for a new ranger for the Farne Islands. Applications for the position close on 7th February 2017. Find out more here:
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/news/could-you-be-the-new-farne-islands-ranger-



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Argentina

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:20

03 Feb 2017, 17:18


(2:40 minutes)
I bet you've not seen some of these before.


(2:40 minutes)
Iberá Wetlands



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Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, in Jersey.

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:22

07 Feb 2017, 09:59

https://www.durrell.org/wildlife/
I think Gerald Durrell needs no introduction (died 30 January 1995). I remember reading his books and absolutely loving them, instructive, humorous, touching..., they had it all.
https://www.durrell.org/wildlife/about/gerald-durrell/





See also here: http://www.thelonelydodo.com/



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Wildlife struck by jets

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:24

16 Feb 2017, 17:10

It's not good being wildlife if you're in Charlotte and anywhere near the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.
Watch out for low-flying planes. Ouch!

https://www.adn.com/nation-world/2017/02/15/we-had-a-loud-bang-jet-makes-emergency-landing-after-hitting-deer-in-charlotte/



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British Wildlife

Post by Stardust on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:26

08 Mar 2017, 12:44

The website of the British Wildlife Centre in Surrey has lots of information.
https://www.britishwildlifecentre.co.uk/

In particular, visit the Keeper's blog:
http://britishwildlifecentre.blogspot.fr/
Beautiful photos.
I love the red fox, the Eagle owl and most especially the "British Wildlife Centre 2016 Photo of the Year", Wildcat and kittens, by Bob Matthews.
  very happy



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Re: Wildlife

Post by Candlelight.kk on Sat 20 May 2017, 20:40

20 May 2017

Aah ... Blessington (Stardust's post above)

Brings back some wonderful memories ... Makes me feel rather homesick. County Wicklow is my homeland back in Ireland. Not had a chance to get back home for quite a while now. Far too long. I miss my beautiful Wicklow.
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Lost home

Post by Stardust on Wed 31 May 2017, 11:19

I know the feeling, Candlelight.

The "home" of my childhood no longer exists, though the house where I was born still stands.



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Foxes

Post by Stardust on Wed 31 May 2017, 11:32




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Foxes

Post by Misty on Thu 01 Jun 2017, 14:01

We often see foxes around our way now in the middle of the day.  Not long ago we met one sitting in the middle of the road, we had to stop the car because he didnt seem very bothered about moving.  Luckily it was not a very busy side road.  Eventually moved away after blowing the horn a few times, but just very casually sauntered across the road and into a front garden.
I do wonder if he is still alive today.  Might not be so lucky the next time!
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Re: Wildlife

Post by Stardust on Wed 07 Jun 2017, 10:38

A quiet moment in a hectic day to breathe deeply and resource.




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Wales and its wildlife

Post by Stardust on Fri 09 Jun 2017, 14:18

Wales -

http://www.visitwales.com/explore/wildlife-fauna

- and they can sing too.




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Re: Wildlife

Post by CandyJohn on Thu 21 Dec 2017, 06:12

I am going to say that in this community shared such great videos here of wildlife which I really like. I also really like wildlife and try to explore those kinds of places which are best for enjoying wildlife.
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Re: Wildlife

Post by Stardust on Wed 21 Mar 2018, 08:48




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