Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Woodland Closed Today 22/12/14

    The woodland will be closed today until the high wind conditions change. This means that there is no access to the woodland area, cordite store, and the loop round the back of the woodland. You will be able to visit the viewing platform by the cordite...
  • Saltholme

    Fieldfares for Christmas

    Our summer avian visitors have long since gone but their place has been taken by birds which breed far to the North of us, taking advantage of our mild winters. Two blogs ago Dean discussed the Golden Plovers, but this last week the obvious winter visitors...
  • Leighton Moss

    When the red red robin comes bob bob bobbin along...

    As it's almost Christmas , I thought it was about time that the bird most associated with the festive season was the focus if my 50th anniversary blog . With their cheeky and inquisitive nature, it's not surprising that they are our national bird...
  • Dearne Valley

    The Wheel Turns - Sightings, 21 Dec.

    Hi Folks! You know, it wasn’t until I was just about to leave Old Moor this afternoon that I realised what day it is. I knew there was something about the 21 st December that rang a bell. Of course! The shortest day! In fact, you can’t get...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    Get the home fires burning!

    Well, hasn’t this year gone quickly?! Too quickly for my liking. The last few weeks have been exceptionally busy for us down the reserve, mainly because we’ve had a contractor in doing some reed cutting! Our contractor uses a digger with...
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. :)
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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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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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Hen Harrier Flypast

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Brave or stupid?

A Crow joins the Osprey on the pole this evening
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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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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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Male Siskin

Birds perch in some weird places..:-)
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