Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dee Estuary

    Tuesday 28th July 2015 - Todays highlights

    Water lily by Helen B Avocet - 3 on scrape Little ringed plover - 10 on scrape Common tern - 1 fishing over pools Curlew - 1 on scrape Water rail - 1 at back of scrape Goldfinch - flock of 100+ on path to barn Dunlin - 3 on scrape...
  • Dearne Valley

    Quite a lot...

    Hello, there's going to be 'quite a lot' in the blog today so I better get started! First more photos from Dave Simmonite of the juv bittern that was seen from the monitoring hide yesterday. It's such great news! Thanks for the photos...
  • Minsmere

    Eyes to the sky

    It's certainly been a wet few days at Minsmere, as elsewhere in the country, and it pays to keep an eye on any approaching black clouds before deciding to move on to the next hide as showers continue ot rattle through on a regular basis. Some of them...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 28th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Red crested pochard - 7 around the reserve Bittern - 1 over reedbed Spoonbill - 7 on fresh marsh Little ringed plover - 1 on fresh marsh Common sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh Garganey - moulting female showing well on Patsy's reedbed...
  • Charlie's Blacktoft Blog

    Stoat and other top mammals put on a show stopper

    Its certainly been a pretty good week or two for sightings of many of our superb mammals, but there are also signs that there is much more around than you can see! Take for example the otter spraint that our Warden Mike found near one of the lagoon sluices...
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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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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Hen Harrier Flypast

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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Male Siskin

Birds perch in some weird places..:-)
Posted to: Arne
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Another shot of the same bird looking for its dinner
Posted to: Arne
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