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Wildlife on Netflix

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I am halfway through 'Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb' and for a change I found 'My Octopus Teacher', also on Netflix. If you enjoy wildlife videos you will like this one about...........no, I won't say what it's about but I thought it is a delightful story with some outstanding photography.
I always enjoy getting up close to wildlife and on occasion winning their trust. Here are a few pictures to illustrate my point:

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This collared dove would always fly to me when she saw me outside.
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For many years we have fed and gained the trust of local urban foxes.
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Cheeky robins need no encouragement.
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This little field mouse found its way onto our patio.
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As did this toad.

Over the years we have also had badgers, hedgehogs, sparrow hawks with a kill, partridge and pheasant, and a wide variety of birds on the feeders. But no tigers.......yet ;) :lol:

All are welcome :up
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Re: Wildlife on Netflix

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Nice pictures...but I’d say that was a frog rather than a toad.
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@newcastle Yes of course you are correct Newcastle, If I had looked more closely I would have seen the webbed rear toes. I have been to game reserves in India and Africa but for a 'Snapper' like me there is plenty in our own back yards to keep us amused.
A few years ago my failing eyesight forced me to dispose of my cameras but one of my last 'backyard challenges' was to capture birds in flight. Some are quite amazing, here are a few to illustrate my point.

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Rocket Robin
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Bluetit launching from nestbox
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Lovely fantail of a collared dove
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Imprint of a pigeon or dove on a bedroom window. I think it survived
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Re: Wildlife on Netflix

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Wonderful! :br

The imprint on your bedroom window brought back memories of a blackbird which did the same on my patio doors when I lived in Norfolk.

Impression lasted several weeks. No sign of the bird...so I guess it survived the impact.
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