Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Bank on it – Sightings, 30 May.

    Hi Folks! After a grey start, the bank holiday sunshine broke through and Spring was revealed in all its glory. The lanes of Old Moor looked especially dazzling today with so many flowers in bloom and those marsh orchids beginning to shine. It was...
  • Leighton Moss

    damselflies of the deep

    Sunday morning saw the second of this year's Birdsong for Beginners walks. While 7.30 may be an early start for a bank holiday Sunday it was well worth getting out of bed for. After a sleepy start, myself alongside the incredibly knowledgeable Sue...
  • Minsmere

    Woolly Bear Loose At RSPB Minsmere!

    Half term got off to a very exciting start here at Minsmere with the arrival of some very important visitors... no not the Springwatch team (although we are very pleased and excited to see the Springwatch crew here again) but the BBC Blue Peter team....
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Welcoming the World 3

    It seems that we're really on the world map. We've had another bumper month of visitors from across the globe. We're thinking of putting up a map with pins in it showing all the different places...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    30 May recent sightings: Breezy Bank Holiday

    Good afternoon, as Katherine blogged some recent sightings yesterday, I will try to put a slightly different spin on today’s post. I will start off with some interesting news that we received this morning: As some of you may now, each year, we...
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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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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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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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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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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Firecrest (Arne)

Saw my first Firecrest today, took loads of pics but they are so skitty, only 1 pic came out any sense...
Posted to: Arne
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Male Siskin

Birds perch in some weird places..:-)
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