Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Grey seals are go!

    After a steady start the grey seal pupping season is starting to ramp up. This one was new born today and in total we have 40 pups on our 9 study beaches now (accounting for roughly half the total). By the end of December the total should be around the...
  • Dearne Valley

    'Raptastic!' - Sightings, 2 Sept.

    Hi Folks! As I arrived at Old Moor to pick up the sightings, a couple in front of me were enquiring about the great white egret. A quick check of the book and – well, there was no mention of it at all today. Odd. It has been a pretty predictable...
  • Pulborough Brooks

    Raptor fest

    Here is Tuesday's report from volunteer Gary. At Pulborough Brooks today the expected waders were in short supply, just a single green and common sandpiper, but the raptors made up for it. The first was a red kite slowly making its way over the...
  • Dee Estuary

    Wednesday 2 September 2015 - Today's highlights

    Mere path by Helen B Ruff - 6 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Spotted redshank - 1 on scrape Redshank - 1 on scrape Greenshank - 6 on scrape Green sandpiper - 1 on scrape Dunlin - 16 flew over scrape Ringed plover - 1 on scrape...
  • Fen Drayton Lakes

    September

    September is a beautiful month. Containing the lingering warmth of late summer with the start of autumn. The ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;...’ according to the poet John Keats. September...
Latest photos
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Longhorn Beetle on Angelica

A late season longhorn beetle the species being Reptula Maculata who's common names are: ...
Posted to: Broadwater Warren
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Dor Beetle

One of two 'Dor' dung beetles seen at the reserve today [02-Sept-2015] with their stunning blue...
Posted to: Broadwater Warren
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Hoverfly — Volucella pellucens

Hoverfly — Syphidae family of diptera; species Volucella pellucens , feeding on the buddleia flowers...
Posted to: Broadwater Warren
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Dung Beetle — Geotrupes vernalis (Dor Beetle)

Dung Beetle — Scarabaeidae family of beetles; species Geotrupes vernalis, also known as the 'Dor...
Posted to: Broadwater Warren
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Brimestone Butterfly

Brimstone Butterfly feeding on buddleia flowers in car park by notice board [02-Sep-2015]
Posted to: Broadwater Warren
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Kingfisher at Old Moor

Seen at Field Pool West hide at 9.45am yesterday.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Two Small Blues spotted at Winterbourne Downs 22nd August 2015

Mating Small Blues
Posted to: Winterbourne Downs - Gallery
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Small Tortoiseshell spotted at Winterbourne Downs 22nd August 2015

Posted to: Winterbourne Downs - Gallery
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Brown Hairstreak spotted at Winterbourne Downs 22nd August 2015

Brown Hairstreak on Goldenrod.
Posted to: Winterbourne Downs - Gallery
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Brimstone spotted at Winterbourne Downs 22nd August 2015

Brimstone taking off.
Posted to: Winterbourne Downs - Gallery
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Goldfinch: Coombes Valley Reserve 1 September 2015

There were flock of about sixty Goldfinches, plus a few Greenfinches, feeding between the top meadow...
Posted to: Coombes & Churnet Valley
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Old Moor wren

Just using this as a test as I'm new to the site and have been having some problems logging in. Anyway...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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