Monthly Archives: April 2005

Camel Cricket

I’ve built a patio in the garden and it has benches consisting of cemented concrete blocks with wood on top. These are hollow so that we can store things inside them. Anyway, I lifted the lid of an empty one … Continue reading

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Stunned Woodpecker

Holding a woodpecker: a very rare but lucky opportunity! I was doing a bit of gardening when I heard a bang and then a thud as something landed on the grass behind me. It was a pygmy Japanese woodpecker that … Continue reading

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