Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley

Old Moor & Dearne Valley
Do you love visiting our Dearne Valley reserves? Share your thoughts with the community. Or if you're thinking about visiting and would like to find out more, ask away!
Latest blog posts
  • Glyphipterix! - Sightings, 26 May.

    Hi Folks! A quick blog tonight as, despite the glorious weather today, I was one of the unlucky people who didn’t get out in the countryside. ‘Shame!’ I hear you cry and you’d be quite right. Oh well, tomorrow for sure. So,...
  • Stop and smell the (dog) roses - Sightings, 25 May.

    Hi Folks! Before I wax lyrical (or something like that!) on another marvellous day of wildlife watching in the Dearne, first an apology. Yesterday, the fantastic Jenny from the visitor centre asked me if I would remind all you lovely people about the...
  • Prince Char-Ming! – Sightings, 24 May

    Hi Folks! Isn’t it great when you open your emails on a Sunday morning to be met with sights like this… Yes, 'Mr Water Rail' himself – ace photographer, regular contributor and all round good egg Mel Plant sent me the...
  • Wildlife Explorers

    The Old Moor Wildlife Explorers group had another fab session this month. Here is Jo Stavert-Dobson with the details: A word from the Wildlife Explorers! May news “What a Hoot!” we had at our May meeting with activities themed around...
  • 3 Bittern Flights!

    Hello! As you can no doubt guess from the title today, a bittern has been seen at least 3 times. In the book it was 3 flights at 12.30, 12.40 and 12,50pm.. That's great news! Here's a bittern photo from 2013 taken by Mel P. Don't you think...
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