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A couple of blue tigers (tirumala mamata) Literally thousands upon thousands are emerging in the National Park behind my place. It is an amazing sight to walk through and watch clouds of these beautiful butterflies rise from under the leaves of the trres.

 

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Cheers, Bobj.

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A couple of blue tigers (tirumala mamata) Literally thousands upon thousands are emerging in the National Park behind my place. It is an amazing sight to walk through and watch clouds of these beautiful butterflies rise from under the leaves of the trres.

 

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Nice catch Bob must have been great to see.

 

 

Well done Janet, looks like he is saying "what do you want " LOL

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Ayjay, what is that moth? It's beautiful!

 

Janet

 

To the best of my knowledge Janet, it's a *Light Emerald*, (Campaea margaritata), but I'm ready to be wrong. :mellow:

 

...........and speaking of Emeralds, here's an Emerald Damselfly (40mm maximum length, wingspan 50mm)

 

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Grabbed this shot in the rain..

 

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Bird was very wet :)

 

 

Den

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Nice catch Bob must have been great to see.

 

 

Well done Janet, looks like he is saying "what do you want " LOL

 

Mate, they are even more abundant now. This photo is of an area approximately 35 x25 cm (14 x 10 inches)

 

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Imagine walking for 200 metres through the National Park?

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Cheers, Bobj.

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Just for fun! Seen in a model railway display cabinet at the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.

 

Train sets were never like this when I were a nipper!

 

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She's staring at that shovel in a very suggestive way!

 

Janet

 

I'm surprised she can even see the shovel!! :whistling:

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Cheers, Bobj.

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Hiya folk,never been on here for a while have I missed much??? Been too busy enjoying my retirement over in our caravan in Drummore :rolleyes: Here is a photo taken at Monreith,just to show I am still snapping away !!!

 

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Gavin Maxwell of the otter fame hailed from this area and this was his favoured "chilling out spot". On the horizon you can see the Isle of Man.

 

John

 

 

Fishing digs on the Mull of Galloway - recommend

HERE

 

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Me when I had hair

 

 

Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy

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