Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Stars in our eyes

    'There's husbandry in heaven. The candles are all out'. I love this Shakespeare quote about thrifty angels. But it's not the first thing you want to spring to mind on a Stargazing evening...
  • Dearne Valley

    Lucky - Sightings, 13 Oct.

    Hi Folks! It may have been overcast in the Dearne Valley today but there was so much to be seen and some great sightings. Sometimes we don’t know how lucky we are eh? Alan Whitehouse reported via Twitter that at Wombwell Ings this morning were...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    October 13th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Red crested pochard - 12 on Patsy's reedbed Greenshank - 1 on saltmarsh Stonechat - 2 on saltmarsh Curlew sandpiper - 1 on Volunteer Marsh Yellow legged gull - adult on fresh marsh Brambling - 2 on feeders Hen harrier - female hunting...
  • Mersehead

    The boys are back in town!

    The morning of the 25 th of September had the Mersehead team in quite an excitable flap! After a lonely few months of endless quiet we saw our first noisy invaders! The Barnacle Geese had returned! Or at least, 38 of them had to begin with. ...
  • Dearne Valley

    A new face at Old Moor

    Hi everyone! I’m Tallulah and I’m the new visitor experience intern here at Old Moor! After spending the first 6 months of my internship just up the road at Fairburn Ings I’m back in my home territory of South Yorkshire. Growing up in...
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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...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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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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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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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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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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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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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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