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by ock
13 Apr 2014, 22:10
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: Whose poo is this?
Replies: 12
Views: 2329

Re: Whose poo is this?

I vote wood pigeon like Wendy said
by ock
10 Apr 2014, 19:41
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

She is beautiful, Ock. Do you know how big she actually is? I have always been told with butterflies/moths that if you touch their wings a powder comes off and it stops them flying, is that right do you know? just measured her, she`s 3.5 inches across and yes if you touch the wings you rub the scal...
by ock
09 Apr 2014, 18:48
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

got me some new bugs )grin2(

this beautiful lady hatched out yesterday, she`s an emperor moth )grin2(

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by ock
26 Mar 2014, 10:33
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Experienced laners - really need your help, please
Replies: 31
Views: 2289

Re: Experienced laners - really need your help, please

Skeksis wrote:Replied to pm x



Ooh, tell us, tell us too, or is it a secret )grin2(
by ock
02 Jan 2014, 22:23
Forum: Fitness and Health
Topic: How damaging has Xmas been to you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5211

Re: How damaging has Xmas been to you?

yeah, the human body is lazy and only does what it needs to do, if you lay off running etc your body ditches the muscle etc you`ve built up for doing it so it sets you back miles True, and as they say "use it or loose it". yeah, it take about 30 calories a day to "keep" one poun...
by ock
02 Jan 2014, 22:08
Forum: Fitness and Health
Topic: How damaging has Xmas been to you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5211

Re: How damaging has Xmas been to you?

yeah, the human body is lazy and only does what it needs to do, if you lay off running etc your body ditches the muscle etc you`ve built up for doing it so it sets you back miles {cry} {cry}
by ock
02 Jan 2014, 20:05
Forum: Fitness and Health
Topic: How damaging has Xmas been to you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5211

Re: How damaging has Xmas been to you?

I was at a friends, and thank goodness she knows how to steam vegetables to perfection. I ate more crackers and cheese and chocolate than I should have done, and had one bottle of wine over four days, so hopefully not too much damage. I'm not in the habit of weighing myself regularly, as my weight ...
by ock
01 Jan 2014, 21:49
Forum: Fitness and Health
Topic: How damaging has Xmas been to you?
Replies: 17
Views: 5211

Re: How damaging has Xmas been to you?

I`ve put on about 7 or 8 lbs over Christmas too )grin2( , not to worry, going to hit the gym hard and shift it all off again by the time summer gets here )grin2( )grin2(
by ock
02 Nov 2013, 20:31
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

Got to say this, they are absolutely beautiful and huge. Clare my daughter has just looked at the piccies and wants to know why/how you wanted/became involved in moths originally, Ock. This could have been mentioned before, but Clare said the Deaths Head Hawk Moth was in the film The Silence of the...
by ock
02 Nov 2013, 11:51
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

would make a fantastic tattoo wouldn`t it )grin2(

I`ve got plenty of room, only got a few tattoos, it`s just they are big ones )grin2(
by ock
29 Oct 2013, 22:54
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

the pupa`s aren`t that big really compared to the size of the moth

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the adults will only live a week or so, they have no mouth parts so can`t feed
by ock
29 Oct 2013, 19:48
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

now there`s 3 )grin2( )grin2(

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by ock
28 Oct 2013, 19:50
Forum: Garden Wildlife
Topic: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths
Replies: 132
Views: 26146

Re: deaths head hawk moth & giant atlas moths

the first of my atlas moths hatched out last night http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j274/ock_photos/015_zpsd0ace8f5.jpg http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j274/ock_photos/011_zpsa73ebff7.jpg http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j274/ock_photos/030_zpsbd1f5a22.jpg http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j274/...
by ock
23 Oct 2013, 18:13
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: New fish
Replies: 14
Views: 2541

Re: New fish

they come from brackish water but I think if they`re tank bred in fresh water they`ll be alright, they like to be sung to though Helen, helps them settle in )t'
by ock
22 Oct 2013, 20:41
Forum: Just for Pets
Topic: New fish
Replies: 14
Views: 2541

Re: New fish

)c( )c(

what are bumble bee fish ? what`s their real name ?