Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    The Sightings Today - 3rd March

    Hello, it's my turn today and the sightings are from the book. I'll start with Wombwell Ings where there were sightings of 2 oystercatcher, 2 shelduck, a kingfisher, golden plover and a little egret. Next it's the sightings from the...
  • Orkney

    Latest Happenings - 03/03/2015

    Here's the latest Latest Happenings! Hi Everybody There is not too much happening just now but I have a couple of things to tell you about . . . . Winter Bird Race Only four teams took part this time but competition was keen,...
  • Rainham Marshes

    One Bittern, Quite Shy

    Our elusive Bittern is still out on the marsh although it has been seen now two days on the trot as it has headed out onto Wennington Marsh. Joan Burton got some fantastic shots as it flew right in front of her... she wandered back into the centre with...
  • Minsmere

    Celebrating World Wildlife Day

    Today, 3 March is the UN World Wildlife Day. In celebration, I thought I'd share a pictorial overview of some of Minsmere's amazing wildlife. Let's start with otters . Late winter and early spring is always the best time to see these popular...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    3 March recent sightings: A right old song and dance

    Good morning. We have had another great couple of days here. I will begin though with a picture I have not shared yet: A roe deer grazing alongside the entrance track: Image credit: Matt Walton Roy and Emma spent most of the day out on 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...
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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

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Brave or stupid?

A Crow joins the Osprey on the pole this evening
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Another shot of the same bird looking for its dinner
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Male Siskin

Birds perch in some weird places..:-)
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