Blacktoft Sands

Blacktoft Sands
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  • Media: Passing Buzzard

    Buzzard Patrolling Blacktoft Sands
  • Media: Kestrel Flyby

    Kestrel flying by First Hide
  • Media: Green Sandpiper

    Taken from Townend Hide on 1st August 2010 - "Wader Sunday"!
  • Media: Black-Tailed Godwit

    Blacktoft Sands 11th May 2013 48 Sleeping and feeding in front of the Xerox Hide
  • Media: Ruff (juvenile)

    This young Ruff was having a bit of a splash-around on Singleton lagoon. Taken on 11th August 2010
  • Media: Spoonbills

    Photo of the pair of Spoonbills that visited the reserve on June 1st 2010, taken from Singleton Hide at approx 16.00.
  • Media: A dancing Grey Heron

    25 July 2012: One of two Grey Herons hanging around Xerox lagoon.
  • Media: Marsh Harrier (male)

    14 April 2010. From Xerox Hide, Blacktoft Sands. The male harriers are looking stunning at present. Pity they don't often come closer!
  • Media: Roe Deer

    Taken 11th May at Blacktoft Sands A Young Stag and a lone Female sat just to the left of the Xerox Hide Feeding and generally chilled out
  • Media: Bittern in flight

    15 May 2011, Townend Hide, Blacktoft Sands You don't get too long to capture these birds! Maybe 5 or 10 seconds? Well, that's my excuse for a hastily grabbed shot :-) This bird dropped down close to where I believe there was a Marsh Harrier nest, and there was shortly some agitated harrier...
  • Media: Sedge Warbler

    Blacktoft Sands 11th May 2013 The places was full of sounds from this noisy summer visitor, catching them on film on the other had is a little tricky But from s distance with a little crop it's possible Taken from the Singleton Hide
  • Media: Water Vole

    Photo taken at Blacktoft Sands May 11th 2013 Male, Female and 2 young water voles
  • Media: Marsh Harrier (m)

    Taken on 1 June in Singleton Hide as the Harrier swooped down on Moorhen chicks Nikon D7000, Sigma 50-500mm
  • Media: Marsh Harrier

    Photo taken at Blacktoft Sands May 11th 2013 Lone Male hunting in breezy conditions Taken from the First Hide
  • Media: Spotted Redshank in breeding plumage

    17 June 2011: Marshlands Hide, Blacktoft Sands There were five "Spot Shanks" on the Marshlands Lagoon, and four of them were in summer plumage. Magnificent! This individual was the only one which came close enough to the hide to give a photo opportunity.
  • Media: Roe Deer

    Taken 11th May at Blacktoft Sands A Young Stag and a lone Female sat just to the left of the Xerox Hide Feeding and generally chilled out
  • Media: Black-tailed Godwit

    Blacktoft Sands 11th May 2013 48 Sleeping and feeding in front of the Xerox Hide
  • Media: Little Grebe in Summer Plumage

    Photo taken at Blacktoft Sands May 11th 2013 Feeding in front of Singleton Hide
  • Media: Curlew Sandpiper

    They were late coming - but they finally arrived on 4th September. This rather heavily cropped image was taken from Singleton Hide on 8th Sep 2010
  • Media: Avocet - walking on water?

    This bird was one of the 103 that I counted at Marshlands lagoon on 29 April 2011 As Pat Crofton's shot shows (see gallery) our Avocets provide excellent photo opportunities.
  • Media: Avocets mating

  • Media: Grasshopper warbler

  • Media: Avocet

    Avocet from Marshlands hide Nikon D7000 Sigma 50-500mm
  • Media: Bitten

    Blacktoft Sands 11th May 2013 Flying from the reeds in front of the Xerox Hide Four times in an hour - great treat and my first of the year
  • Media: Black-headed Gull vs. Marsh Harrier!

    Whenever Marsh Harriers approached either Avocet of Black-headed Gull colonies, there was always an attack launched on the harrier by one or more gulls or Avocets. This single Black-headed Gull reckoned he was hard enough to do it on his own!