Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Fen Drayton Lakes

    Marsh harriers

    Standing in the car park overlooking Holywell Lake I could see the leisurely wing beats of a female Marsh harrier . Slightly bigger than a buzzard, and with broad wings for a harrier, they are distinctive because of their easily recognisable slow flight...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    Bumper moth morning - guest blogger Theresa Morley

    Mega Moth Morning – 1/7/2015! We had an amazing 68 species of moth from our two traps on the morning of 1 July 2015 and 145 moths in total! We had some new species for us this season, including scarce silver-lines, peach blossom and buff arches...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    The Bempton Bug Hunt

    Introducing a very special guest writer to the Bempton Cliffs blog. Gracie is officially the youngest volunteer in the RSPB, and has been helping out with running the weekly Bempton Bug Hunts. So without...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Big smiles all round...

    It is looking like the 2015 season will be our best so far for breeding Lapwing and Redshank. The predator fence has done a superb job and spot on water management has resulted in the population of both species almost doubling. Lapwing - 61 pairs ...
  • Campfield Marsh

    Early June review.

    1st June. A cold strong SW wind was blowing for most of the day with intermittent sunshine and showers.. Swallows were hunting in the lea of trees in the hamlet, until the rain cleared later. A pair of Pied Wagtails were also hunting - coming back...
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

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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...
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...
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Male Siskin

Birds perch in some weird places..:-)
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