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post #61 of 70 (permalink) Old 25-02-2015, 21:02
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Although dangerous for dogs as I know from personal experience don't forget they are also very dangerous for human too if you breathe in their hairs or touch one.They can and do cause very skin rash and anaphalactic shock
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We saw them as far north as Brittany last year.
Not long before they arrive here I suppose!

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There have been huge amounts of nests in public places this year. In the past it has been apparent that local authorities have kept them as clear as possible (in Spain anyway).

I have a video that I took recently on my YouTube channel - hope it helps to show people what they and their nests look like to folks who haven't seen them first-hand before.

http://youtu.be/19P8735UAa0

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We saw them as far north as Brittany last year.
Not long before they arrive here I suppose!

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They are already here but the Oak Tree variety from France.They have been found in the South of the UK and even in Kew Gardens
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Maybe time to revive this warning. Especially for those who may be unaware of the little critters......

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Maybe time to revive this warning. Especially for those who may be unaware of the little critters......
perhaps not so important in winter though?

but yes, they are a problem but perhaps this thread needs reviving as we head towards summer

and the Lord said unto John "come forth and receive eternal life". but John came fifth and won a toaster........
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??? They are not a summer issue......

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Saw some nests here in Alicante/Valencia region so thought I would give this thread a bump. Although in the Pets section people can be affected badly too, especially the young and elderly
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Yes we saw fir trees festooned with their nests from Madrid to the Algarve last year.

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Saw a lot in Roses last year too....

Fascinating to watch though (from a distance with binoculars and full NBC clothing....😀🤣 )

Remember Jo Cox and what she stood for.

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