Places to visit

Places to visit

Places to visit
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Latest blog posts
  • Rainham Marshes

    Autumnal feel

    The Spotted Flycatchers were still around yesterday and Tom Bell stalked them to get some good shots as they fed in the ever dwindling Horse Chestnut canopy. It is just a pity that we now have to wait until the autumn months to get such views of this...
  • RSPB Hodbarrow

    A glimpse of the past - Hodbarrow guided walk: 24th August

    On Sunday 17th Chris Lloyd-Rogers and I were lucky enough to have a walk around Hodbarrow with Stephe Cove who has researched the site for many years. We were getting our ducks in a row (sorry - not a good tern of phrase ;-) for the guided walk this...
  • Dearne Valley

    Another Kingfisher-tastic Day!

    Hello, it's been another wonderful day for kingfisher sightings at Old Moor, mainly the reedbeds but they've also been seen from Wath Ings, the Wader Scrape and the Family Hide today. Reedbeds kingfisher sightings; 1) From the bittern hide...
  • Titchwell Marsh

    August 20th 2014 - Today's highlights

    Spoonbill - 18 on fresh marsh this afternoon Spotted redshank - 3 on fresh marsh Green sandpiper - 1 on fresh marsh Turtle dove - 1 over East Trail Peregrine - 1 hunting over the fresh marsh this morning Bullfinch - pair near Fen Hide this...
  • Islay - Blog

    Landscape of Change

    Silage time has come again at Gruinart - we cut late every year, after the 1st August, to allow for the late breeding corncrakes to make full use of the crop as cover for young chicks as well as a safe area to feed. This from early Monday morning...
Latest photos
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Peregrine Falcon

A Peregrine Falcon resting.
Posted to: Pulborough Brooks
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I've got my eye on you

Lovely afternoon for fishing at Old Moor
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Male Migrant Hawker

One for Penny Bun Migrant Hawker seen today (18th) Old Moor near Field Pool Hide
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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taken on the longdendale trail near Hadfield
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Very obliging little chap, singing just outside the visitor centre.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Waxwing taken 18th Jan 2011 just outside the gate.
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Wren in the reedbeds

Very quiet in the reedbeds yesterday but this little critter obliged by the reedbed screen
Posted to: Dearne Valley
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Drake Teal

All the duck are especially smart at this time of year. Russ Sherriff took this image of a male Teal...
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Gold Finch

Taken in the hawthorn near the visitor centre
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Spotted this near my home
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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Marsh Frog

Taken on 14th April 2011 at the "Take Five" pool.
Posted to: Rainham Marshes
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