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  • Media: Unsinkable

    Mallard chick on Coombe Heath. Sunday 7th June 2015.
  • Media: Shaggy Osprey

    Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) on the shores of Poole Harbour. Arne, Dorset, UK. These birds do not seem to spend a lot of time preening - sunbathing appears to be more their thing. With permission of the RSPB.
  • Media: Kestrelcam: The Four Fledged

    4 kestrels in the vicinity of the nestbox at RSPB Arne, Dorset, UK. Possibly all 4 fledglings or maybe 3 fledglings plus 1 adult?
  • Media: Avocet Pair

    Avocets on the Middlebere channel from Arne. Poole Harbour, Dorset, UK. 12/01/11. They drew steadily nearer to the shore as the light began to fade.
  • Media: Kestrelcam Fledgling

    Young kestrel leaves the nestbox for the first time, but heavy rain eventually drives it back inside. 23/06/11.
  • Media: Hobby Prey

    Hobby, with what I think is a large moth in its grasp. RSPB Arne, Dorset, UK. 09/06/11.
  • Media: Little Egret Trio

    Little egrets in flight over the Arne peninsula. Dorset, UK. 02/04/11.
  • Media: Darting in the Dapples

    Wren. Taken from the Coombe Heath hide at 11h15 on 18th December 2012.
  • Media: Osprey Flight Sequence

    Osprey launching into the wind with the remains of a fish in its grasp. Arne, Dorset, UK. 02/04/11. A sequence of HD video stills.
  • Media: Spoonbill Pile-up

    Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia). Middlebere, Poole Harbour, UK. As the tide rose they all scrambled for the most desirable high ground with comical results. 25 on the channel this morning. Taken from the Middlebere side of the channel, but also visible from Arne.
  • Media: Marsh Harrier Pitch

    Marsh harrier quartering the reedbeds. Poole Harbour, Dorset, UK. (From the Middlebere side of the channel)
  • Media: Linnet ('er)

    Taken on Coombe Heath from the hide on 24th July 2012.
  • Media: Spoonbill Cloudscape

    Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia) in flight over the Middlebere Channel on the shores of Poole Harbour at Arne.
  • Media: Spoonbill Blues

    Spoonbills in flight over the Middlebere Channel from RSPB Arne. 26/02/11.
  • Media: Hen Harrier Tour

    Male hen harrier circling the shores of Poole Harbour. Dorset, UK. (From the Middlebere side of the channel as it flew past the Coombe Heath hide)
  • Media: Coombe Heath Hobby

    Hobby over Coombe Heath at Arne, with Wytch Farm well head behind. Dorset, UK.
  • Media: Linnet ('im)

    Taken on Coombe Heath from the hide on 24th July 2012.
  • Media: Please help

    What bird is this? taken at Arne
  • Media: Appointment to keep

    Middlebere. Taken on Saturday 15th October 2011.
  • Media: Arne Barn Owl

    Barn owl at RSPB Arne, Dorset, UK. 27/06/11.
  • Media: Thunderous Osprey

    Wild osprey (Pandion haliaetus) with freshly caught bass on the salt marshes of Poole Harbour at Arne. 13/09/10. The result of 3 weeks' preparation and one remarkable hour. 'Picture Arne' competition entry Photo © Dom Greves Canon EF 100-400mm | 1/200 sec @ f/8.0, ISO 100...
  • Media: Nuthatch At Home

    Nuthatch At Home
  • Media: Spoonbills Surprised

    Spoonbills (Platalea leucorodia) in flight. Poole Harbour, Dorset, UK. 18/11/11. The appearance of a marsh harrier briefly put these birds to flight before they settled again nearby. (Taken from the Middlebere side of the channel. Also visible from Arne)
  • Media: Middlebere Peregrine

    Peregrine falcon surveying the assembled waders opposite the Coombe Heath hide overlooking the Middlebere channel at Arne. 08/01/11. I've often read about this distinguished visitor in the Arne blog but never seen it on its favourite perch until today. Sadly no-one in the Arne hide to witness...
  • Media: Kestrel Anticipation

    Male kestrel on nestbox with webcam. RSPB Arne, Dorset, UK. 4 kestrels fledged from the nestbox last year. I only saw the one bird on this brief passing visit.