Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Lakenheath Fen

    18 April recent sightings: "Warble on!"

    Good morning! It was a great day for photography on Sunday so I will begin with some of the great pictures that were taken on the reserve: A skulking but loud grasshopper warbler : Image credits: Les Bunyan An equally skulking (but even...
  • 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...
Latest photos
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Female Goosander

6 February 2013 Old Moor.
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Female Kingfisher

On far side of wildlife pond - she kept coming and going most of the day - a beautiful bird on a lovely...
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Female Mallard

Having a scratch down in the reedbeds at Old Moor.
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Female Smew showing well at fairburn

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fieldfare

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Female Pheasant foraging for food.Old Moor.

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Fieldfare

Taking a quick snack!
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Fight

Taken at Martin Mere on the The Donny trip
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Fire crest

This little chap popped into our garden today - it's the first one we have ever had so thought we...
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First for us

Red Crested Pochard
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First for us

Red Crested Pochard
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First for us

Red Crested Pochard
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