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Any ideas what has created these holes?

We have just noticed lots of little holes appear by our garden shed. Not sure how clear they are in the picture, but any ideas what is causing the holes please?


  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 48,971
    Hi Clare - I'm guessing it could be birds. Magpies, jackdaws etc poke about looking for grubs - leatherjackets in particular - so it could be that they've found some tasty specimens. 
    Too small to be anything else, but someone else may have a different view and be able to offer another suggestion   :)
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  • FireFire North LondonPosts: 17,116
    edited May 2018
    Possibly bees or wasps?
  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 8,847
    It looks like there is mud around some of the holes that has been pushed out. Could be bugs emerging from their grub phase. It's the right time of year for maybugs.
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  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 4,053
    My money is on bees. I have the same in an area of my garden. They will move on quite quickly.
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  • FireFire North LondonPosts: 17,116
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