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  • 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.
  • Media: Spot the Nightjar

    Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) perched and churring. Arne, Dorset, UK. 20/06/11. In 4 weeks the first bird I've managed to locate whilst perched!
  • Media: Robin on dog bowl

    Robin on dog bowl
  • Media: Arne Ravens

    Ravens staking their claim to one of the artificial osprey nests. Arne, Dorset, UK.
  • Media: Avocets Outbound

    Avocets (Recurvirostra avosetta) in flight. Poole Harbour, Dorset, UK. From the Middlebere side of the channel.
  • Media: Osprey Majestic

    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: Firecrest collecting nesting material

    I had my first visit to Arne and I had the most amazing time. My first ever images of a Firecrest. Wow!!!!!!!!!! they are beautiful. Picture Arne 2012 competition entry.
  • Media: Avocet Split II

    Avocets (Recurvirostra avocetta) in flight (montage). Poole Harbour, Dorset, UK. From NT hide.
  • Media: Nightjar Nightwatch

    Nightjar in the branches of a conifer. Arne, Dorset, UK. Quite a show this evening. This one caught the last few dregs of light from its perch at the crest of the heathland ridge. f/5.6 / 0.4 sec / ISO 1600
  • Media: Kestrelcam

    Mrs Kestrel takes a break from the ever-expanding chicks, and the 24/7 webcam attention, at RSPB Arne. Dorset, UK. 29/05/11.
  • Media: Kestrelcam Chick

    Rapidly maturing kestrel chick awaiting the next food delivery at RSPB Arne. Dorset, UK. 14/06/11.
  • Media: Nightjar Feathers

    Male nightjar feathers (thanks Rob) found on heathland at RSPB Arne, Dorset, UK. 06/06/11. Sadly we think it had been attacked (and presumably eaten by) a fox.
  • Media: Help!

    What bird is this, taken at Arne
  • Media: Dorset Osprey

    Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) with freshly caught fish on the shores of Poole Harbour at Arne. Dorset, UK. A rather slim looking bird so hope it feeds well before continuing its journey to Africa. The crows were bullying it unfortunately.
  • Media: Blue tit on dogs bowl

    Blue tit on dogs bowl