Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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  • Campfield Marsh

    Mid August review - a photodiary.

    Cattle at sunset across the meadows. 12th August. Blue-tailed Damselfly - male. Common Darter (Male) Green-veined White Butterfly on Great Willow Herb Peacock Butterfly on edge of arable field Flax and Bistort in arable field Female...
  • Exe Estuary

    Ditch Games

    Hello Everyone! Autumn is here and the cooler weather heralds the coming migration season. As such, we are working hard to get the reserves tidied up in time for our overwintering guests, in other words, grassland management. This management is integral...
  • Dee Estuary

    Friday 4 September 2015 - Today's Highlights

    Water lily by Helen B Ruff - 1 on scrape Greenshank - 1 in front of Inner Marsh Farm hide Common sandpiper - 1 on scrape Green sandpiper - 1 in front of reception hide Little ringed plover - 1 on scrape Water rail - 1 by Marsh Covert...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    September 4th 2015 - Today at Titchwell

    Ruff - 50 on fresh marsh Spoonbill - 19 on fresh marsh until mid afternoon then flew east Greenshank - 7 on fresh marsh Spotted redshank - 6 on fresh marsh Little ringed plover - 3 on fresh marsh Hobby - 1 over reserve
  • Dearne Valley

    Sightings, Friday 4th September

    Hello! The sightings are again from the book today and are a bit sparse but here goes.... There was a marsh harrier on the Wader Scrape. There were 2 swifts seen over the Mere. On Wath Ings we had sightings of a green sandpiper, shoveler, a common...
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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