In reply to Shezkah:
Shezkah said:We have to find a balance in ourselves always, don't we?
I can't find fault in that.
Incidentally, the last time I really gave identification my all was a few years ago.
I'd gone up around 1,200 m to get out of the unbearable summer heat, and spotted a Pipit. I don't see many, so I really, really wanted to ID it (it was a Tree Pipit).
I thus paid very little attention at all when I was bitten on the foot by an unidentified, blood-sucking insect, and could think about "my" Tree Pipit to my heart's content for the next three days as I sat in the garden, my foot (swollen to almost twice its normal size) in a bucket of ice.
I like your approach to pictures and videos.
In reply to Dave - CH:
That's probably it.
Fortunately, no lasting ill effects.
Ongan ath hang, akljhgg...
Ha, ha, Dave! Apart, that is, from inventing a new language--Lol! But then Google translate thinks it is Hindi and gave me this!: Aanganath Hang, Aklazhag Who knew insects could inject a language?!!
I've always found wildlife and livestock behaviour fascinating, not just what they do, how they go about it and where taking in to account available resources.
The video Hazel was fascinating to watch, and some of he behavioural activities I see just in my own back garden are fascinating.
When I go out with the camera, while I will have a subject(s) in mind, I do keep an open eye for other activities, because nature never seems to be on parade when you want it, but other opportunities are always there, just sometimes you have to look a little harder or in a slightly different place.
I sometimes wonder if what can be defined as unusual behaviour is unusual because we don't see it but it is quite commonplace, and possibly adapted due to the localised environment.
Whatever, its always fascinating in my eyes.
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In reply to Gardenbirder:
Do you remember, Ann, the bloke on Saturday Live who ate it own brain with a spoon?
It was my tribute to him, a long-lost hero of comedy.
Gling Wok, Ann. Mumbro jjti. (The language of any UK city centre on a Saturday night...)
In reply to Mike B:
Michael B said:I sometimes wonder if what can be defined as unusual behaviour is unusual because we don't see it but it is quite commonplace
Agree with that 100 per cent Mike.
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