Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Frampton Marsh

    Frampton Marsh and Freiston Shore recent sightings, 17 - 23 October 2014

    There's been a distinct wintery feel in both air and birds, though this was temporarily shelved on the 23rd with 5 swallows hawking over the reedbed! Summer hasn't left us just yet it seems. Geese and duck numbers are both on the up and are looking...
  • Exe Estuary

    Chapel Wood, Spreacombe

    This week we vistited Chapel Wood , near Woolacombe . This small RSPB reserve is a mixed woodland, mostly Oak/Beech. . The name comes from Spreacombe Chapel and Well, the ruin of which is just to the right as you walk through the main entrance. ...
  • Crook of Baldoon

    Walk on the Wildside

    It is that time again Autumn is here marking the transition from Summer to Winter, deciduous trees shedding leaves offering a spectacle of colours and wintering birds coming in by the numbers. The remnants of hurricane Gonzalo have been and gone and...
  • Langford Lowfields

    Still on the wing

    I had a late common blue butterfly on the wing this morning on the visitor trails at the eastern end of the boardwalk. The butterfly was feeding on the last remaining ragwort flowers - a good source of late nectar there. Clouded yellow was still flying...
  • Ynys-hir

    Ynys-hir Recent Sightings 11th-24th October 2014

    Hi, Welcome to an eventful fortnightly addition of the sightings blog. With so much going on at this time of year it’s been difficult to pick a highlight, however two daytime sightings of otter, one from Domen Las Hide (20 th ) and one from the...
Latest photos
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More Firecrest, because we love them!

As we have had a lovely sunday, discovering the right spot and the bird (at least for me) this monday...
Posted to: Arne
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Nature's Engineering At Its' Best

Over the years man has created some extraordinary engineering marvels but Nature never fails to always...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Sunset through the grass

Taken as the sun was going down on the longest day of the year during the Big wild sleepout
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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At RSPB Rainahm Marshes one sunny day, sitting in the hide determined to see a Kingfisher! And there...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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...And no cheese

A smashing yellowhammer from OM today. :)
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Firecrest displaying

Yersterday afternoon, about 6pm, enjoying a bit of sun after the work, I arrived in arne's car park...
Posted to: Arne
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Hen Harrier Flypast

Posted to: Arne
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Brave or stupid?

A Crow joins the Osprey on the pole this evening
Posted to: Arne
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Snowy SEO

Taken about a month ago now, very obliging bird. Let me approach to within twenty feet. Adwick Tip, close...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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sparrow hawk sat in garden

sparrow hawk sat in old moor bird garden
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Barn Owl Remains

Severed barn owl beak and feathers (Tyto alba). Dorset, UK. At least that's our best guess. Found...
Posted to: Arne
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Another shot of the same bird looking for its dinner
Posted to: Arne
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