Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Lochwinnoch

    Reserve blog by Angus Murray

    Signs of early autumn were evident on the reserve, the ever popular photographic competition (now finished) and second hand book sale (running from 14 -20 September with some great bargains to be had) being two examples of this.Other signs, on the bird...
  • Radipole Lake

    Sightings 16.09.14

    Little Stint, Little Egret, Bearded Tit, Black-tailed Godwit, Cetti's Warbler, Pintail (female), Marsh Harrier.
  • Cliffe Pools

    Cliffe Pools smashes UK record for avocets

    On Sunday September 14th, local ornithologist Murray Orchard counted 2,450 avocets roosting on the high tide at RSPB Cliffe Pools. This beats the UK record by more then 400 birds and accounts for one third of all the avocets that spend the off-season...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Rainham Hall and Rainham Marshes!

    On Saturday 20 September you have the opportunity to take part in a special event! Free Tours of Rainham Hall and Rainham Marshes! National Trust/James Breslin As part of London Open House Weekend we will be running these three special...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Foraging Flocks

    Lots of us have spent quite a bit of time in the woodland over the last couple of weeks mostly in a vain attempt to locate that elusive little Lesser Spotted Woodpecker. There is always something to see and at the moment it is the Blackcap that is dominating...
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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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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Another shot of the same bird looking for its dinner
Posted to: Arne
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Male Siskin

Birds perch in some weird places..:-)
Posted to: Arne
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