Autumnal favourites 2022

You don’t need sharp close-up photos to produce a really good post:

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But you do need a bit of luck so thank you for featuring. We took this with an ipad; there were just a few minutes when it was visible - then the light changed. Today the web is there again - maybe a new one, or maybe it’s a female who is keeping the web from day to day. At one point - just a few moments, we saw the single thread that runs to the retreat. The spider herself we not knowingly seen.
I hope your Autumn Favourites will gather more posts.

A Hat trick of excellence, early this morning
https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/853735/
More seaside Observations are needed

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Good, innit?
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Pesky padding added.

I enjoyed this one as much for its novelty as the subject:

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One to spot!

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More ideas needed

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Great fun but completely baffling!!

It looks like a pile of river silt that has been under a plastic sheet so that invertebrates have crawled between the sheet and the silt.

I agree, it does. You could try for an ID and I might agree

Do they really use river silt in that manufacturing process?

Results are in

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Another wonderfully engaging post from this user. She’s turning up all sorts of unusual and challenging observations, intermixed with things like this, that are an absolute delight.

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Agreed. Wonderful contributor, an iSpot treasure.