Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    There is a lot going on over the next few weeks!

    Things coming up: • There are still seats available for tomorrow’s (27th) wonderful Talk on the Wildside at 1930 by David Lindo – The Urban Birder. Ring 01708 899851 to book • David James will be with us on Sunday 29th to provide...
  • Rainham Marshes

    Who pinched my sunset?!

    A much calmer day today with almost no wind and despite staying bright for most of the daylight, it sadly clouded up for the last few hours. However this did not stop some excellent Short-eared Owl action with at least seven birds seen once again with...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    November 26th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Water pipit - 1 on fresh marsh Golden plover - 700 on fresh marsh Teal - 600 on fresh marsh Avocet - 10 on fresh marsh Red crested pochard - 3 (2 drakes) on fresh marsh Red crested pochard pair by Andy Thompson Twite - 20 at Thornham...
  • Leighton Moss

    Christmas opening hours

    With now less than a month to go until Christmas, I'm sure many of you will be thinking about presents or how to avoid going shopping. Either way, Leighton Moss is the perfect place to come! If you are in the camp looking for present ideas, come and...
  • Dungeness

    Long-eared owl sighted!

    A long-eared owl has been spotted roosting by our dipping pond on the main trail. He was seen yesterday and is still here this morning, so come down and have a look! Ask our friendly staff in the visitor centre about exactly where to find him. 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...
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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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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Brave or stupid?

A Crow joins the Osprey on the pole this evening
Posted to: Arne
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Snowy SEO

Taken about a month ago now, very obliging bird. Let me approach to within twenty feet. Adwick Tip, close...
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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sparrow hawk sat in garden

sparrow hawk sat in old moor bird garden
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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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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