Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Wheatears out - Stonechats in

    Chats are moving south, but some are stragglers from the far north like the late Wheatears are on their way to Sub-Saharan Africa and will keep on moving while others like our dapper little Stonechats may have come from not so far north and are just as...
  • Fairburn Ings

    Fairburn's New Warden Intern

    Hello. My name is Jonny Holt and I am the new warden intern at Fairburn Ings Nature Reserve. I have previously spent six (very sunny) months at Blacktoft Sands, on the Humber Estuary. With its vast reedbeds and salt marshes Blacktotfts is a spectacularly...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Works on Wennington

    Hi everyone, To ensure a nature reserve good for wildlife a lot of work goes into habitat work . We can't just leave the land - succession would take over and woodland would take over (woodland is great, but not for all wildlife. We need a variety...
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Eyes To The Skies

    What a contrast from yesterdays gales, the weather this morning was cool and clear with the resultant rush of visible migration over the reserve as many species made the most of the suitable conditions. Not many thrushes just a couple of redwings and...
  • Arne

    A Cutlery of Spoonbills?

    Spoonbills have become a regular feature at Arne in the colder months but this year has been exceptional. A British record flock of 49 is currently in the harbour! Being very social birds they are spending much of the time as a large flock but also split...
Latest photos
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A lap wing.

A lap wing frolicking with a pal last Friday, family hide
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A Little Grebe from Wath Ings with lunch.

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A little reeding

Many of these russet charmers can be found at Old Moor's Sparrow Farm.
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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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