Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Dearne Valley

    Double-Barrelled - Sightings, 29 July.

    Hi Folks! Having perused the sightings book (virtually - thanks Liane) it looks like it was yet another busy day at Old Moor with yet another star of the reedbeds – more of that in a moment. And before I forget, the path to the Reedbed Hide is once...
  • Leighton Moss

    Bracken Pulling on Warton Crag for Butterflies

    I'm thrilled to say we've got a special guest blog this week from one of our fabulous wardening volunteers Anne Craven, all about a very important job she and a gang of other fantastic volunteers carry out at this time of year - bracken pulling...
  • Fowlmere

    Doves and harriers

    Fowlmere continues to live up to its developing reputation as one of the best places in Britain to see turtle doves. The distinctive purring of the males (and to a lesser extent the females also) is not being heard as often as it was earlier in the season...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    July 29th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Golden oriole - male seen in trees by the visitor centre briefly at 2pm but no further sign despite searching. Curlew sandpiper - adult on the fresh marsh this morning but no further sign this afternoon Wood sandpiper - 1 on drained grazing meadow...
  • The Lodge

    Pantaloons are coming again

    It looks like the weather will be fine for the weekend and even a little warmer at last, so we should be nice and dry for the Pantaloons shows at The Lodge. Just a reminder, they are performing Pride and Prejudice on Saturday at 1 pm and 6 pm and again...
Latest photos
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Coal tit on window feeder

This cheeky fellow landed on my window feeder at The Lodge to grab a sunflower seed
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Bee on purple flower

I took this photo in the formal gardens at The Lodge - great for insects!
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Damselfly loveheart

The old swimming pool in the gardens is now a whopping big wildlife pond. Take a look during spring and...
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Smooth newts can be seen in the smaller ponds at The Lodge. This was taken at the pond on the old heath...
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The sheep at The Lodge help to control (eat) vegetation in some parts of the reserve.
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Autumn splendour

The gardens look great right through the year at The Lodge. Here's a view of the back of the 19th...
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Hornet mimicing hoverfly

We saw this beast on one of the buddleia bushes at The Lodge. It's cool isn't it?
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Aug 2nd 2009 Our 3 Osprey "chicks"

Snip taken from a view of the nest
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Garten? 02-0809

Capture from LG cam
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The Osprey Centre

A Loch Garten osprey's view of the Visitor Centre. Now everybody wave!
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The earth moved

Well it's started this small beast will move upto 40 tons in a load but it will still take 3 months...
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