Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Blacktoft Sands

    Wader numbers pick up a little

    Over the last couple of days the wader numbers and variety seem to have picked up a little being further boosted by the arrival of the first juveniles fresh in from their Northern breeding grounds. With the water levels low on several lagoons this...
  • The Lodge

    The Lodge gardens in summer

    We have two full time gardeners', Val the Head Gardener and Nick, who organically manage the gardens at The Lodge and keep them looking amazing and great for wildlife throughout the year. Nick is keeping me supplied with images to use on our blogs...
  • Bempton Cliffs

    Thanks Jamie, now it’s Bill

    Hello, this is Bill McCarthy and I am the new Residential Volunteer at Bempton Cliffs. I will be here until the 27 th August. I am a Primary Teacher in The Netherlands and I am volunteering in my Summer holidays. Swapping kids for birds! First of all...
  • Rye Meads

    50 Shades of Orange!

    Hello All As you are aware our pair of kingfishers are currently feeding the young on their 3rd brood! Hurrah. The eggs hatched about a week ago, so they are due to fledge around the 20 August. This is quite an early end to the breeding season for...
  • Lakenheath Fen

    1 August recent sightings: I love this time of year!

    Good morning. It has been another great week at RSPB Lakenheath Fen. I have been sent some fantastic pictures this week so here are a few that have been taken on the reserve. Here is a painted lady butterfly taken by Tim James: Image credit: Tim...
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Latest photos
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Bittern

Landing to the left of the Bittern Hide.
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Bittern

Old Moor 22/05/2013
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Bittern

Old Moor 22/05/2013
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Bittern

Old Moor 22/05/2013...5 shots of a few hours watching the Bitterns at Old Moor
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bittern from our watch on Wednesday thank`s to Katie Thorpe and leo

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Bittern juvenile

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Bittern on the starboard bow

Just about to leave for the day and a Bittern flew from east to west on Wath Ings. I managed to get a...
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Black Headed Gull

Black Headed Gull at Old Moor, taken from the Bittern hide.
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Black Headed Gull

Old Moor 24/03/13 This bird was having a bit of difficulty standing on the ice, and only having one...
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Black Tailed Godwit

Taken at Black Toft sands 8/6/11
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Black Tailed Godwit

One of 3 on Wath Ings today 10/9/11
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black tailed godwit

old moor a couple of weeks ago
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