Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Loch of Strathbeg

    And the winners are....

    We're very excited to be able to announce the winners of our Doric Meadows Poetry Competition that we ran as part of the Save our Magnificent Meadows project. There were three categories in the competition – 11 and under, 12 to 18 years,...
  • Saltholme

    The benefits of being a warden

    One of the joys of being a warden is being on the reserve in the early mornings. I noticed this female Marsh Harrier on the gauge board in the Wildlife Watchpoint cut this morning as I entered the hide. Ed brought the reserve camera and managed to get...
  • Northward Hill

    Rubbish and Cliffe Pools

    Please be aware that the fly-tipped rubbish blocking the entrance to Cliffe Pools car park has unfortunately not yet been removed, however there is still space for a couple of dozen cars outside the parking areas. Don't let it put you off visiting...
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings via Twitter - June 28th

    Hello again, I'm afraid I don't have the sightings from the book for you as I didn't have time to ring up today. So the sightings I do have are solely taken from Twitter. There is good news in that the little bittern has been seen today...
  • Middleton Lakes

    A First For Middleton!

    After a few years of saying, ‘this will be the year’, we can confirm that little egrets are breeding at Middleton! A common sight on the reserve all year round, and with a roost of 40 plus in the Winter, 2016 looked promising. With breeding...
Latest photos
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Another Dragonfly

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At Point of take-off?

Canada Goose Taking Flight from Water - Actually it's just drying it's plumage ;)
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Bad Bob

The Picnic Area Is Mine!
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Bald as ..

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Bar-headed Goose with Canadians

Reed bed 9
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Bearded babies from the summer

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Bearded tit 140708

after months of trying, a photo of a Beardy, granted a juvenile but a Beardy never the less
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Beardys 140708@

Do two halves count as one whole one?
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Bee

Taken on the 21 March 2014 at the Newport Wetlands, on the disabled zig zag ramp.
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Bee on teasel

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Bigfoot?

Bubbles under the ice
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Bittern

Seen and photographed 20th January this year at Kenfig Pool, Bridgend. Saw again this weekend and realised...
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