Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Islay - Blog

    Merry Christmas.

    We're too warm an' wet here for real snow, but here are a couple of winter scenes from previous years. Merry Christmas from all of the Islay reserves staff. A wintery view over RSPB Loch Gruinart. ...and a snowy scene of Loch Kinnabus...
  • Dearne Valley

    Nearly Christmas....

    Hello, it's my turn for a few days now... the book was a bit bare today but here goes.... Bird garden - m/f bullfinches, m/f chaffinches, goldfinches, m/f greenfinches, wood pigeons, collared doves, stock doves, great tits, blue tits, robin, magpies...
  • Rainham Marshes

    2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race

    2015 RSPB Rainham Marshes Bird Race We ran this a few years ago and it generated quite a bit of interest as well as plenty of good spirit and camaraderie. So, in 2015 the Bird Race will begin again on January 1 st . If you are up for the challenge...
  • Mersehead

    A look back through 2014

    2014 started with some major highs! High winds, high rainfall and some of the highest tides of the year all combining together to create some of the highest levels of flooding seen here at Mersehead in many a year. But despite all this, the team pulled...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    A Real Christmas Quacker - A Wetland Full Of Waterfowl

    It may be mild and with no snow on the horizon but the reserve is currently teaming with wildfowl and waders, birds of prey and plenty of other Christmas goodies . It was also the winter solstice yesterday and the shortest day finished with a real nice...
Latest photos
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Tufted Duck

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Tufted Duck (male)

These Tufted Ducks can been seen on most of the lagoons; this was taken at the Draper hide.
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Tufted Duck posing

Tufty was trying to tell us he was far more interesting than the Kingfisher!
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Twins?

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Two of the Kingfisher fledgelings

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Water rail and coot

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Walk on Water

Image taken at Rye Meads from the Kingfisher hide
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Walking on water

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Walter Vole

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Water Vole feeding.

One of 4 seen yesterday - high up on the cuteness scale, I think!
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Water vole juvenile

Juvenile water vole at Ryemeads
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We three kings

A fantastic fledge day at the kingfisher hide
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