Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Campfield Marsh

    T'was a very 'Good' Friday.

    April 18th proved to be just that: the most beautiful of sunny days and the air was full of bird song. A short walk down the Lonning revealed all sorts of delights. Photo record below. The hawthorn hedges have suddenly sprung into life. The new...
  • Dearne Valley

    Wednesday 23rd April - Happy St Georges Day

    Now the sightings from today including all the usual suspects from the bird garden (as yesterday), and a bittern heard booming around 9.45 am. On Adwick were a pair of gargany, yellow wagtail, wheatear, lapwing, avocet and LRP. From Wath Ings were...
  • Dearne Valley

    Tuesday 22nd - a little delayed

    Hi all, I hope you enjoyed the Easter weekend it was great to see so many of you here. Apologies for the delay of Tuesdays sightings but we had a report of suspected hare coursing at Adwick just as I was about to sit down and write. Unfortunately nobody...
  • Islay - Blog

    Oa otter

    Getting up at dawn for surveys always seems like a struggle until you are outside and rewarded with a beautiful sunrise, and usually with some fabulous wildlife encounters. This chap was very successfully hunting small trout in the shallows...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    A rather confused feathered friend!

    This morning I was down in Botany Bay and it’s always a pleasure to be there. I know I’ve said this before but Botany Bay is a lovely place to walk around – if you’re feeling extra energetic one day do make sure you pay it a visit...
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Feeding Bee

In the garden at Old Moor
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Female Black-tailed Skimmer (laying eggs)

Not my best picture technically, but I thought the subject was interesting enough to post. This is...
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Female Bullfinch

Female Bullfinch taken from the Old Moor bird garden May 21st
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Female Bullfinch

On bird table
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Female Bullfinch on same tree stump

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Female Goldeneye1

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Female Goosander

6 February 2013 Old Moor.
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Female Kingfisher

On far side of wildlife pond - she kept coming and going most of the day - a beautiful bird on a lovely...
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Female Mallard

Having a scratch down in the reedbeds at Old Moor.
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Female Smew showing well at fairburn

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Female Pheasant foraging for food.Old Moor.

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