In reply to WendyBartter:
What a good start to 2017 Hazel, some beauties there
WendyBartter said:Checked on my 'Elephant' tonight, never looks anything but dead so I gently pressed his 'tummy' & he wiggled his tail!!! Made me jump of course!
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
Even tail wiggling isn't proof of living, I tried cutting steaks once from a freshly killed Sturgeon & every time I went through the spine it flapped it's tail. I was a bag of nerves by the time I finished! LOL
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
Ooooooh! sooo glad it wasn't me H!!!
I will live in hope that he is still with us! Can't wake him up yet, too too early!
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No you just have to be patient, not my strong point! LOL
Set up for tonight & just switched on my new 20W energy saving Blacklight bulb in laundry basket just outside front door with lead through cat door & plugged into mains! Wonder if I'll get anything? Gone a bit cool out there brrrrrrrr!
well done Wendy, fingers crossed. I've put one out with 15W Blacklight so we'll have to compare notes tomorrow! It's about 12°C here now & dark in half an hour. Forecast for 1°C for the morning though.
7° here but maintaining 5° or 6° through the night with light south westerlies! Good luck H!
Not too bad, it got down to 3°C & was very dewy this morning. I had 11 moths of 6 species, but not a lot different.
Ooooh! Look forward to seeing your pics H!
My photoshoot was nonexistent, even my lone mozzie didn't hang about to have his picture tooked!! Grrrr, was chilly & foggy!
Twas foggy here too, & I was too lazy to take piccies, sorry! Nothing different to the last few days.
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