Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Frampton Marsh

    Guest Blog - Black-tailed godwit colour ring sightings by Robert Pell

    A few weeks one ago of our regular visitors, Robert, sent through an incredible excel spreadsheet detailing the dates and times of 150 colour ringed black-tailed godwits seen at Frampton Marsh. Not only are they records of birds seen here but their whole...
  • Forsinard Flows

    Going Batty at Forsinard

    We have 18 different species of bat found in the UK. And only 9 of which live in Scotland. And up North where we are at Forsinard, even fewer! This is because the climate is colder up here with wetter cooler weather, we have shorter nights in the summer...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    Mind the Hornets

    September has been another good month largely because of our moth traps. Somehow I got persuaded into doing this weekly event, but I must say it has been most enjoyable, despite on average catching four hornets each week. They seem to be more docile than...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Hurricane Gonzalo is whipping things up

    The tail end of this Atlantic storm is currently thrashing parts of Britain and the Thames basin is getting a taster at the moment with a howling westerly sweeping down the river, raising white horses and sending a shimmer of spray through the air. Some...
  • Newport Wetlands

    There really are otters here

    Wildlife sightings October 13th to 20th It really is true: what I am about to tell you are real accounts of what has happened here at Newport Wetlands. A very common question we are asked is “Are there any otters here?” to which the...
Latest photos
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A pair of Snipe on Wath Ings

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A watchful mallard

A female mallard keeping a close eye on her young around the wildlife pools.
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A young Blackcap.

I bow to Jo's ID. I hadn't a clue without going home and getting out the "Collins"...
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Adder's Tongue Fern

Adder's Tongue Fern taken at Old Moor. Very much a scarcity for the area.
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Adwick Back-lit 2

Closer...
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Adwick Swallows

There were masses of swallows and martins at Adwick this afternoon. The swallows kept coming down as...
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Again from Wath Ings, a Great Crested Grebe.

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Ahh - lunch!!!

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Air brakes on!

Gannet doing a stall turn at Bempton today.
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all alone

perhaps the golden ones are not worth mixing with
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All growed up!

This is the same little grebe chick I photographed on 12 May near the Reed Bed Hide. It's now getting...
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Almost in a row

Some formation swimming I saw yesterday - quackers!
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