Farmland and environmental protection

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  1. masseyf

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    Yes, a few hundred metres after the quarry heading for The Swan
     
  2. Arthur

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    I heard a man once describe that ground " so poor even the snipe has to bring in his supper"
     
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    They are still hanging around, there were seven standing but two took off as moved near the window, they were on the roof of the house at 5 am, It took me a while to figure out what the clatter was. IMG_20180712_081133.jpg
     
  5. Bog Man

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    I have seen two Stoats in the past week . Has anybody else seen them recently ?
     
  6. agreid

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  7. agreid

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    Sorry managed to delete photo of plumbs .
     
  8. Paw

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    Fig?
     
  9. jf 850

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    We have a massive crop of cooking apples . Hardly an eating apple. Good crop of pears , but a lot have fallen from the tree. Plums poor , and no damsons , which usually have lots on them.

    Greengage ?
     
  10. gone

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    A Quince, or more over a false quince?
     
  11. Paw

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    Changed my mind. Walnut.
     
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  12. agreid

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    Good man the crows are attacking them with gusto
     
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    Walnut , then ?

    I didn’t think walnuts would grow in our climate ?
     
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    Yes walnut it is
     
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    Spotted a kingfisher today the first time in a couple of years . 2AFE0E8B-8216-4E1D-88F8-A04F71D1FADF.jpeg
     
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  16. Bog Man

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    A few flowers around a ruined house.
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  17. agreid

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    Had to move a headgehog out of the road,and a cat.
     

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    Were you afraid that the hedgehog might get caught by the cat ?

    A fine lump of a digger.
     
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    Two prickly characters,both need to be handled with care
     
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    I'm not much an Ailurophile, but that is a fine feline.
     
  21. Bog Man

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    Frogs have Spawned.
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    I must look where they spawned last year in the stream that normally dries up but didn't last year due to the prolonged wet spell through March into mid April.
     

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