Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
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Latest blog posts
  • The Sightings...31st July

    Hello again, it's been a glorious day at Old Moor (finally) with lots of butterflies, bees, dragonflies & insects all coming out to enjoy the sunshine. Here are a few of the butterflies I saw today, what a delight! A very vibrant peacock...
  • Glorious Evening!

    Hello! I've just got back from Old Moor and what a glorious evening it is! There's 'quite a lot' again so off I go. The reedbed screen has once again been very busy and a great place to spend a couple of hours or so. Visitors to the...
  • Double-Barrelled - Sightings, 29 July.

    Hi Folks! Having perused the sightings book (virtually - thanks Liane) it looks like it was yet another busy day at Old Moor with yet another star of the reedbeds – more of that in a moment. And before I forget, the path to the Reedbed Hide is once...
  • Quite a lot...

    Hello, there's going to be 'quite a lot' in the blog today so I better get started! First more photos from Dave Simmonite of the juv bittern that was seen from the monitoring hide yesterday. It's such great news! Thanks for the photos...
  • A young 'un! - Sightings, 27 July.

    Hi Folks! First of all tonight my hearty congratulations to the one hundred or so people today who braved the (frankly appalling) July weather in order to enjoy a bit of wildlife watching at Old Moor. Excellent work there all! Sadly, conditions did...
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