Photos From Fleet Pond Wildlife Day 2014

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An albino hedgehog cared for by Hart Wildlife Rescue (see also below)

David Pottinger writes:

Here are a selection of photos taken at the very popular Wildlife Day held at Fleet Pond yesterday plus some brief explanatory captions. Click each picture for a larger version. These and additional photos taken on the day may also be found on the Fleet Pond Society (FPS) Group site on Flickr.

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 Pond dipping at the platform installed last year by FPS (see also here)

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 Pond dipping nearby the platform (seeing what the nets bring up and identifying the results)

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 The FPS stand, supplying information and advice to the public

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 Making bird boxes was very popular

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 Measuring fish caught earlier in the day by the EA

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 All sizes of fish are in the Pond – here are some extremely small perch

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 And here are some much larger fish – a very impressive collection!

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 EA and FPS members going to investigate the aquatic nursery

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 The very popular refreshment stand manned by the Odiham Scouts (who also help out on our conservation activities as well)

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 The parade of stalls at the Wildlife Day

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 Chainsaw woodcarving – an impressive dragonfly (see also here)

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Introducing the albino hedgehog to the chainsaw carver (see also above top)

Photo credits: David Pottinger

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