Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Early morning serenade

    I still rate Blackcap as one of the best songsters in this country. We have at least 13 males on territory at the east end of the reserve and if you listen closely you will notice that there is actually quite a lot of variation in the indiviual songs...
  • Islay - Blog

    Golden eagle, The Oa

    Regular followers of this blog (hi mum) will know of Dave's tragicomic attempts to get a decent Golden eagle photo. Well, this was out on the Oa reserve very early on Tuesday morning as we finished our first round of Black guillemot surveys. I came...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    A cracking month continues!

    After Mike's excellent blog and Black tern pictures yesterday I thought I wasn't going to have to do report until the weekend but this mornings birding extravaganza here on the Sands certainly put paid to that thought! Superb is the only way...
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings - Thursday 17th April

    Brrr! It's a bit chillier today but nevertheless we still had plenty of visitors on site and many children had their first taste of birdwatching in the Family Hide with our fantastic volunteers Chris and Bob. So, what was around for them to see...
  • Gloucestershire reserves

    Summer migrants arrive

    The settled weather over recent weeks has resulted in a good number of summer migrants turning up a little earlier than usual. The first Pied Flycatcher was found in the Lower Hide area at Nagshead on April 10th, followed by two singing Redstarts in Russell's...
Latest photos
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Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Posted to: Ham Wall
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Female Blackcap

Female Blackcap
Posted to: Ham Wall
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Cettis warbler

Very active in brambles & cut brush.
Posted to: Ham Wall
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Singing Blackcap

Singing Blackcap
Posted to: Ham Wall
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Swan

Posted to: Leighton Moss
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Roe Deer Close-up

In the woods near the main road entrance
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Wren

Singing his little heart out - spring is here!!
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Grasshopper Warbler (shame about the branch)

Difficult to see at the best of times. But this little chap has been showing well in the reeds to the...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Grasshopper Warbler

Difficult to see at the best of times. But this little chap has been showing well in the reeds to the...
Posted to: Lakenheath Fen
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Bluebells

More bluebells in the wood
Posted to: Middleton Lakes
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Pheasant 15/4/2014

This chap was walking towards me looking like he owned the place but as soon as I got some seed out of...
Posted to: Leighton Moss
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