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Old 12-03-2017   #1
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I wonder how many spiders are devoured by birds. This eastern meadowlark was in my backyard and picked this one from deep in the grass.

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Probably lots of them. Nice set Bill.
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Well done Bill.
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Steve and Lee, thanks for the comments.
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Great series Bill
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Great shots Bill, really good low POV.
There are loads of spiders for them to eat. With a British meadow '1 acre of hay meadow may contain 2.25 million spiders. Each of these spiders will eat 2 insects a week for 6 months, which works out at about 108 million insects!'
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Great shots Bill, really good low POV.
There are loads of spiders for them to eat. With a British meadow '1 acre of hay meadow may contain 2.25 million spiders. Each of these spiders will eat 2 insects a week for 6 months, which works out at about 108 million insects!'
Those are pretty amazing numbers when you think about it.
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Great series Bill, good job.
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Nice shots. Like the POV.

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