Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Coombes & Churnet Valley

    Into the wild: The new extended woodcock trail

    This year Coombes Valley has grown deeper. If you haven’t visited in recent months - where have you been?! There is so much more to explore. The woodcock bench - once an abrupt, albeit picturesque, end to the trails is now a place to stop...
  • Minsmere

    An avian Watford Gap

    There's a real feeling of autumn arriving at Minsmere now, despite weather forecasts for another warm spell arriving. It was cool and breezy for my lunchtime walk today, with a hint of drizzle in the air, but all around were signs that migration is...
  • Leighton Moss

    It's all going on

    Sightings have been superb over the past few days! There has been a lot of otter action on Lilian's pool with the dog (male) seen as well a couple of older young otters. The female and her younger cubs have been out and about too. There have also...
  • Langford Lowfields

    A quick sightings update....

    Just a quick one for this afternoon to update you all on our sightings for this week.... Greenshank are vocal and active across the site this week, with two birds around. They can be seen from the visitor trails as well as heard from further afield...
  • Fairburn Ings

    Wing tags and glad rags

    There has been an interesting recent sighting of a juvenile marsh harrier with green wing tags at Fairburn Ings. It is a juvenile male from Cantley in Norfolk. The British Trust of Ornithology (BTO) tagged him on the 1 st July this year; he was one in...
Latest photos
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Autumn colours

Taken from Wader Scrape Hide looking towards Warbler Way.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet

Taken from the Family Hide 21st May
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet

Keeping an eye on the youngsters. Taken at North Cave Wetlands (sorry to say)
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet

Wader Scrape.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet

From the family hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet - 10 June

Photograph taken from the family hide on Sunday evening - 10 June.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet and Chick

Taken from Marshlands hide at Black Toft Sands
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet at Old Moor

Taken on a grey 11th June 2012
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet

Old Moor 2/06/2013
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocet chick

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Avocets

Wader scrape Monday 18/4/11
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Azure male

Posted to: Dearne Valley
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