Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Minsmere

    We've been waiting to see smew

    They've been a long time in coming, but on Sunday we finally welcomed two smews to Minsmere for the winter. Smews are scarce winter visitors to the UK, with only a few hundred present in most winters, but the mild weather this year has made them...
  • Otmoor

    A thorny issue

    Firstly, a brief introduction. I'm Ian the new volunteer warden intern and i've been at Otmoor since early January. I've previously worked for the RSPB as a wildlife advisor and i'm looking forward to getting to grips with life on a reserve...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    February 10th 2016 - Today at Titchwell

    Long tailed duck - drake offshore Barn owl - 2 hunting over east trail Brambling - 3 on feeders Bittern - 1 from Fen Hide Velvet scoter - drake offshore Avocet - 48 on fresh marsh this morning, a new winter record count for the reserve...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    Barn Owls

    We are very lucky living and working in Norfolk to see barn owls on a pretty regular basis. The combination of rough field margins, wide roadside verges and good numbers of small mammals help to maintain a healthy local barn owl population in our area...
  • Leighton Moss

    A beautiful day to watch birds of prey

    It’s a beautiful day here in sunny Silverdale and what better way to spend it then basking in the sun and watching some wonderful wildlife! The sight of birds of prey swooping and soaring through the clear blue sky is truly magical and here at...
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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