Who would make a home from these things? Can you guess before tonight's Unsprung? 

Mystery home-building ingredient 1

Mystery home-building ingredient 2

Mystery home-building ingredient 3

Mystery home-building ingredient 4

Get the answer at 8.30pm on BBC Two. We'll also post it on this blog after the show. Good luck!

 

 

UPDATE: And here's your answers.

1. Doormouse nest - made of honeysuckle bark

2. Mason bee - in a shell plugged with ground up vegitation

3. Hermit crab homes - including wall plugs!

4. Goldcrest nest - made of animal hair, moss, spider webs (or indeed a long tailed tit or firecrest)

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  • Comment number 215. Posted by Rural Essex Girl

    on 10 Jun 2013 20:23

    Animal on Webcam more like a Mink

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  • Comment number 214. Posted by jonafan

    on 7 Jun 2013 14:35

    1. Doormouse nest
    2. Mason bee
    3. Hermit crab homes
    4. Goldcrest nest

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  • Comment number 213. Posted by bluebell

    on 6 Jun 2013 14:52

    I know it's a bit late, but please tell the blog admin person that dormouse is spelt dOrmouse not dOOrmouse!

    Please can we have more dormouse coverage please?

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  • Comment number 212. Posted by Norma Forrest

    on 6 Jun 2013 12:50

    Last night on Unsprung you tried to identify the little furry ball that a child had found. Chris said it was vegetable not animal. He was right! it is from the plant 'Posidonia oceanica' which is a marine plant which forms vast prairies of under-water vegetation throughout the Mediterranean region. The balls are composed of the dead leaves (ribbons of 6-10 mm wide, 1 metre in length ), which are formed into balls by the action of the waves and thrown up on the beaches. Extra special protection is put into place where these vast prairies grow as they protect the flora and fauna of the coast, e.g. no mooring of boats. love your show!

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  • Comment number 211. Posted by U15749769

    on 6 Jun 2013 07:03

    This comment was removed because it broke the house rules. Explain

  • Comment number 210. Posted by Brittanyhpr

    on 5 Jun 2013 22:47

    I have just viewed the summer of wildlife page and the article on pond dipping is fine but please ensure that if you use nets in different ponds or rivers you make sure they are disinfected

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  • Comment number 209. Posted by hels

    on 5 Jun 2013 20:14

    The round furry egg thing found on a beach in sardinia is camel poo! We saw piles of it on a recent trip to tunisia.

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  • Comment number 208. Posted by wildlifewatcher

    on 5 Jun 2013 20:10

    The fibrous balls shown on tonight's programme are known as Posidonia oceanica and according to my Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of Southern Europe by Davies and Gibbons is a stout rhizome covered by the fibrous remains of dead leaves. It is found on fine sandy ground in shallow water around the Mediterranean and SW Atlantic coasts. We have seen it in great numbers at Camp de Mar on the south coast of Mallorca.

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  • Comment number 207. Posted by ping

    on 5 Jun 2013 20:07

    where are the answers then, you said they would be on this blog, where are they????

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  • Comment number 206. Posted by elliot

    on 5 Jun 2013 20:03

    1=water rail
    2=snail
    3=hermit crab
    4=goldcrest

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