Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Saltholme

    Saturday Photos 22 November

    After a poor start the sun came out and we have had a lovely autumn day. I spent a little time in Paddy's Pool hide where Lockhart had his 'scope trained on a Merlin perched on one of its favourite posts. It was a little too far, and too misty...
  • Dearne Valley

    Saturday the 22nd & the Sightings

    Hello, I spent a couple of hours at Old Moor this afternoon and for the last hour the sun was out giving everything a lovely glow around the reserve. My highlight today was a few magical minutes spent watching a weasel (small, brown tail) on Green...
  • Minsmere

    You never know what you'll see

    The saying couldn't be more true this week as a couple of surprise sightings have kept staff and visitors on their toes, and our regular species have competed for their share of the action. Perhaps the biggest surprise was a stunning drake eider...
  • Loch Garten osprey diary

    Breagha and Millie update

    Just a quick update on Breagha and Millicent. They have just continued what they have been doing over the last several weeks. Both birds appear to be well and continue to travel around their small adopted territories in W Africa.
  • Rainham Marshes

    Warming up for some last minute hunting

    With such generally mild conditions it is not overly surprising that there are still some Common Darters to be seen out on the trails along with the odd Small Tortoiseshell, Red Admiral and even a Holly Blue! Thanks to David Hicks for the shots...
Latest photos
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Avocet fledgling

Several fledglings accompanied by an adult have turned up at Saltholme over the last week. Hopefully...
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Avocet fledgling

A colour ringed fledgling on the Bottom Tank in front of the Phil Stead Hide. The red over blue on the...
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Avocet on West Saltholme pool

One of a pair near the West Saltholme hide on 29April
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Avocets

A marvellous sight to see this morning. A pair of Avocet at Paddy's Pool have settled down to nest...
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Avocets

A pair of Avocet at Paddy's Pool have settled down to nest. A first for the reserve. One egg was...
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Avocets

Four at Paddy's Pool this morning. One pair already nesting and the other seen digging a scrape nearby...
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Avocets at Saltholme, 2 July 2010

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Bad Hair Day

Coot chick at Saltholme, Monday 2nd May
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Bank Vole

I took this photo this morning at the Wildlife Watchpoint.
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Bank Vole

Took this photo at the Wildlife Watchpoint.
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Bank Vole

Took this photo at the Wildlife Watchpoint.
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Bar-headed Goose

On Back Saltholme this afternoon. An unusual bird to see any time especially but so in summer.
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