Tag Archives: wildlife

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Dinnertime (III)

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    Tuesday 19 April, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My week’s Weekly Photo Challenge entry is of a young Rhino having a bit of a snack; perfect dinner time in the kids …
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  2. Macro Monday: Young Iguana

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    Monday 07 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Found this young fella in one of the orange trees close to the house the other day. Not often do …
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  3. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (II)

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    Sunday 06 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    Couples work in harmony too sometimes… Ok, so perhaps not your average scene for this Weekly Photo Challenge 🙂 Hope …
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  4. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (I)

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    Saturday 05 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    My first entry for the Weekly Photo Challenge is about the harmony of living in the natural world. In this shot, we have …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: State of Mind (III)

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    Tuesday 01 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    For a third go at the Weekly Photo Challenge, I have selected this little fella, who seems quite content to …
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  6. Cute baby dragon or what?

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    Tuesday 12 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  7. Wordless Wednesday ~ Taking a break

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    Wednesday 06 January, 2016 by Uncle Spike

  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy (II)

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    Saturday 05 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is making sure you keep eye contact…. with a cheetah. Hope …
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  9. Weekly Photo Challenge: Eye Spy (I)

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    Friday 04 December, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I don’t believe it… yet again I’ve found having just used a particular photo on my blog, out comes a …
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  10. Weekly Photo Challenge: Transition (IV)

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    Monday 30 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    My fourth Weekly Photo Challenge entry this week tells the story, or transition, of a good old yarn or moment of …
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  11. Who’s a pretty boy then?

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    Sunday 22 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  12. Ok guys, I’ll be first watch then…

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    Thursday 19 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  13. Wordless Wednesday ~ Like my crown?

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    Wednesday 18 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  14. Weekly Photo Challenge: Victory (I)

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    Friday 13 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge means many things; for some, Victory means being the one who …
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  15. Wordless Wednesday ~ Mother & Child

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    Wednesday 07 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  16. Little green visitor…

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    Thursday 20 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: On the way (IV)

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    Monday 01 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about the wildebeest on the annual migration across …
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  18. Pet Dinosour

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    Wednesday 27 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Local wildlife is never far away, and every day we see things walking, running, flying, crawling and slithering around the …
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  19. Wordless Wednesday ~ The King

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    Wednesday 27 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  20. Wordless Wednesday ~ Waiting for the kill

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    Wednesday 13 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  21. Wordless Wednesday ~ Hey There Piggie!

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    Wednesday 06 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  22. Lizard time

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    Thursday 23 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    As the weather warms up, the creatures of summer start to appear. Tortoises are already out, and very soon we’ll …
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  23. The large and the small

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    Thursday 16 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    One of my favourite images I have captured over the years has been of a very young tortoise found wandering …
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  24. Weekly Photo Challenge: Afloat (V)

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    Tuesday 14 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fifth and final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a group of happy hippos, all afloat as …
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  25. Interesting balcony visitor

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    Saturday 11 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Ok then oh wise friends of the ornithology persuasion, what’s this beauty then? I was sat there at the dining …
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  26. Morning stroll

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    Thursday 09 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  27. Wordless Wednesday ~ Boys will be boys

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    Wednesday 01 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

  28. The Fish Eagle

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    Tuesday 24 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    We have a lot of bird-life where we live, and the sounds never stop – something I’ll never tire of. …
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  29. Chimpanzee Rescue

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    Saturday 07 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I love chimps, in fact that statement applies to all such hairy relatives of our species. I’ve told it’s probably …
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  30. Mister Poo, the African version

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    Tuesday 17 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Last springtime, here on our farm here in southwestern Türkiye, I was shovelling recycled fodder, courtesy of a gang of local goats, …
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  31. Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale (I)

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    Friday 06 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s first entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge really shows scale indeed, just look at this baby tortoise …
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  32. Weekly Photo Challenge: Depth (IV)

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    Monday 02 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge attempts to show the 600 metre …
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  33. Wordless Wednesday ~ Seagull

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    Wednesday 17 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  34. Macro Monday: “Small but tough”

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    Monday 01 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Another bug from our balcony. These small centipede type bugs are small, but really tough. …
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  35. Macro Monday: “Cute Arachnoid”

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    Monday 24 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My posting for Macro Monday. Living in rural Turkey, we share our world with our arachnid friends; from tiny weeny …
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  36. Wordless Wednesday ~ Wings

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    Wednesday 12 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  37. İZMİR…. Birdlife

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    Thursday 16 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I’m a bit of a nature lover, as you might have guessed, having aborted the prescribed lifestyle of the modern …
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  38. Weekly Photo Challenge: Endurance (II)

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    Saturday 20 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is all about the hardships and dangers that the little creatures face, …
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  39. “No Malcolm, it’s this way!”

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    Sunday 14 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  40. Do Bears Like Golf ?

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    Saturday 13 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Need a pick-me-up today? Check out this short video 😀 .

  41. Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray (IV)

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    Monday 25 August, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is the “frayed ends” effect seen where these …
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  42. It’s My Place, NOT Yours!

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    Thursday 26 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  43. Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra (II)

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    Saturday 14 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s second entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a splash of red that seems out of place 🙂 Hope …
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  44. Wordless Wednesday ~ Lazin’ Around

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    Wednesday 04 June, 2014 by Uncle Spike

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  45. Weekly Photo Challenge: Twist (IV)

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    Monday 26 May, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s fourth and probably final entry from me for the Weekly Photo Challenge is a case of “Just make sure you …
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  46. Wordless Wednesday ~ The King

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    Wednesday 12 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

  47. Reblog: Leatherbacks Hatching

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    Sunday 19 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I found a blog today called “Life On The Golden Rock“, or rather Fraukje whose blog it is found me. Anyway… …
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  48. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (II)

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    Saturday 18 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s second entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is a cute family of heffalumps 😀 Hope you enjoy …
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  49. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (I)

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    Friday 17 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is pure monkey business.  Hope you enjoy this entry. . . …
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  50. Weekly Photo Challenge: One (IV)

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    Sunday 22 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s fourth (and final) entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is from a private reserve in northern Kenya …
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