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Offline Airthumbs

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What's your insect explosion this year?
« on: 21/07/2011 23:21:32 »
Every year I notice wherever I live that different insects seem to have boom times and become much more numerous then normal.  Sometimes this happens more then once a year. 

Some years it's been mosquitoes or crane flies, wasps, bees, and flies too! I realise that the reasons for this are complex but am wondering if other people have noticed it where you live?



 

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What's your insect explosion this year?
« Reply #1 on: 22/07/2011 06:37:49 »
It was black flies this year. I think it was because we had an unusually wet Spring.
 

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What's your insect explosion this year?
« Reply #2 on: 22/07/2011 09:01:44 »
I can't that I've noticed any insect in greater abundance than usual this year. I think the harsh winter helped control the insect population this year. Not good news for the insectivores. I should think the winners this year will be the gastropod mollusc's. Despite the harsh winter, the warm and wet weather is ideal for them.
 

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What's your insect explosion this year?
« Reply #3 on: 22/07/2011 09:20:35 »
I think the question should have been what is your organism explosion this year? Hey, and another good thing would be if you could show a picture of the beastie  ::)

Here is mine..


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What's your insect explosion this year?
« Reply #4 on: 25/07/2011 11:19:38 »
For me it is bugs this year. They irritate a lot and disturbs me when I am doing something serious.
 

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What's your insect explosion this year?
« Reply #5 on: 25/07/2011 13:28:00 »
It was flies like crazy last month! Now this month The mosquitos are horrible...
 

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What's your insect explosion this year?
« Reply #6 on: 25/07/2011 17:57:31 »
Bring back DDT!!
 

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« Reply #7 on: 25/07/2011 20:04:23 »
No bugs aside from a few hardy ants - it is winter, so no Anopheles mosquito's or German cockroaches.
 

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« Reply #8 on: 26/07/2011 10:45:22 »
Bring back DDT!!

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