Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Dee Estuary

    Wed 27th May 2015 - Todays highlights

    Little owl - in tree by barn Hobby - Flew over Burton Point Green woodpecker - Burton Point Garganey - 2 on scrape Little ringed plover - 1 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide
  • Beckingham Marshes

    Lapwing latest....

    I've been away on holiday in Scotland for a week, so was anxious to get back to Beckingham this morning for a good look around site, especially to check up on the progress of the lapwings . And i wasn't disappointed! The predator fence still seems...
  • Langford Lowfields

    What a difference a week makes....

    I've been away on holiday in Scotland for a week and came back to a multitude of new species out for the year on my walk around site yesterday. It's always surprising when you come back after a break at this time of year - the most noticeable...
  • Minsmere

    Saving stone curlews

    Stone curlews are a strange looking bird by any standards. Their large bright yellow eyes and cryptic camouflage make them look somehow primitive. Their long gangly legs could be those of a dinosaur. Not too long ago they also came very close to becoming...
  • Minsmere

    "Loving Minsmere today. The wildlife is amazing"

    On a busy Bank Holiday Monday, the day the BBC Springwatch cameras went live, it was great to hear comments like that in the title of this blog, time and time again from our visitors. We had worked hard to ensure that we were ready for an influx of...
Latest photos
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Fiesty Avocets chasing off the Marsh Harrier

It was great fun watching the 3 hour battle between the Marsh Harriers and Avocets while waiting for...
Posted to: Blacktoft Sands
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Never seen a Magpie on a bird feeder until my visit to Blacktoft on 23/5/15

just managed to get a quick picture of the couple of seconds it was clinging onto the feeder 1 footed
Posted to: Blacktoft Sands
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Nice posing Common Lizard

An (old) pic of a lizard found basking on a log behind East Wood on the 16th June, 2014. Sorry, I must...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Odd woodpecker angle

As it says. This bird had, just moments earlier, helped mob a Hobby trying to perch up in West Wood....
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Common Mayfly, newly emerged.

Big eruption of these on Sunday, 24th May. So much so that even the Hobbies were taking advantage by...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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A half-decent cuckoo pic

It just would not turn around!!
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Agapanthia villosoviridescens! (AKA The golden-bloomed grey longhorn beetle!)

A common longhorn beetle at Lakenheath... this is my first sighting of one this year... but no doubt...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Young (second instar) Emperor moth caterpillars

Found in a few colonies along the river bank near the Washland viewpoint.
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Greylag and mosquitos

Maybe the re-sizing of the image will remove the detail, but in this shot you can see the legs on one...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Greyalg and goslings

Digiscoped, Swarovski and Fuji X100
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Greylag geese

Digiscoped.
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Conops vesicularis, a rare type of thick-headed fly

Found flying on the riverbank near the Washland viewpoint. A new one for me, and already reported to...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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